Services

VGM’s team anticipates future needs of its members and figures out a way to offer that product or service internally or through a supplier partner. From manufacturers to patients, VGM connects those with products or services to those who need them.

More than just savings.

VGM members can have it all. No matter where your business’s focus lies, VGM simplifies everyday business needs so you can put your resources where they matter most. Whether it’s insurance, education, or anything in between or beyond, we connect you to what you need to be successful today and tomorrow.

Data and Lead Generation

VGM Market Data provides members exclusive access to the largest and most comprehensive claims database in the country, helping you put your money in the right place.

Billing, Reimbursement, Audits and Compliance

The experts at VGM are dedicated to ensuring you get to focus on doing what you do best – caring for your patients and customers. Our reimbursement services are designed to help you get paid and avoid the unexpected so you can keep growing your business.

Patient Product Fulfillment

Outsourcing your product fulfillment services with VGM Fulfillment can bring a huge return on investment, freeing up inventory space, time, and money.

Insurance, Bonds & Risk Management

In an ever-evolving industry, VGM Insurance knows how to make sure you're covered for all those unexpected moments.

Patient Advocacy

People for Quality Care is a grass-roots organization that organizes patients and advocacy groups to speak out about the issues that affect quality health care and provider access.

VGM Off The Shelf Marketing

VGM Off the Shelf Marketing offers effective, cost-conscious standard and customizable marketing options to help you build your brand fast. Guides, handbooks, fliers, and inserts are all available through VGM OTS.

Education and Networking

VGM Education offers online education and compliance solutions for the entire continuum of care, including home health, home medical, and long-term care.

Patient Travel & Relocation

Whether patients need to travel for care or just need a good vacation, Freedom Link can help them get the equipment they need while traveling.

Payer Network Access

Gain access to over 2,000 insurance carriers nationwide, and keep more referrals with HOMELINK's payer network and Provider Direct Referral program.

Marketing Services

From creative, traditional, digital, print and everything in between, VGM's full-service marketing programs help members capture more of their market.

Security & Technology

VGM Forbin is here to help you with anything technology-related. We specialize in Technology Risk and Compliance for the healthcare industry, providing one-time assessments or a complete managed IT service to continuously reduce IT vulnerabilities while improving efficiency through technology.

Sleep Services

Sleep Services is a CPAP set up and compliance program that aims to create relationships with patients for ongoing care and success. This program helps our members with staffing, revenue, and patient compliance. By using Sleep Services as their outsourced clinical service, the member / provider can be more efficient and reduce costs as opposed to hiring additional clinicians. Sleep Services provides more efficiency and higher compliance rates.

Medicare Fraud Reporting

Fraud Eradication Advisory Team - help report medicare fraud

Revenue Cycle Strategies

Whether you're looking to refine your current strategies, overcome challenges such as policy education, needing clarification, or simply seek advice on navigating the complexities of our industry, our huddles offer a platform for personalized strategies and actionable insights.

Government Relations

The HME Industry may be small as compared to the rest, but we play an integral role in the lives of millions of Americans. CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) audits and competitive bidding policies are challenging HME businesses large and small of all sizes, forcing patients to go without the products and services they need. VGM Government Relations is here to help VGM Members navigate the complexities of the legislative process and regulatory rules.

From Our Experts

Ronda Vlog: Two Important Updates: Oxygen Testing and Home Assessment for Manual Wheelchairs Clarification thumbnail Ronda Vlog: Two Important Updates: Oxygen Testing and Home Assessment for Manual Wheelchairs Clarification Check out these updates from Ronda Buhrmester regarding oxygen testing and clarification on home assessment for manual wheelchairs! 75/25 Medicare Impact Survey thumbnail 75/25 Medicare Impact Survey AAHomecare is spearheading a nation-wide initiative to measure the impact of the expired Medicare fee-for-service 75/25 blended rate for non-bid non-rural areas on the HME community and Medicare patients' access to medically necessary equipment. Medicare Advantage Plans Under Scrutiny for HME Denials thumbnail Medicare Advantage Plans Under Scrutiny for HME Denials The coverage of HME by Medicare Advantage plans has recently come under fire. At the VGM Heartland Conference on June 11, stakeholders highlighted a critical issue; Medicare Advantage plans are allegedly denying coverage unjustly. Government Relations Advocate for the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act thumbnail Government Relations Advocate for the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act The week of June 3rd, Nikki Jensen, VP of Essentially Women and Ike Isaacson, SVP of VGM Government & Regulatory Relations traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for the Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act. Williams Brothers Healthcare Hosts Meet-and-Greet Event with Rep. Erin Houchin thumbnail Williams Brothers Healthcare Hosts Meet-and-Greet Event with Rep. Erin Houchin Last week, Williams Brothers Healthcare organized a meet-and-greet event featuring Representative Erin Houchin (R-IN-9) to address crucial topics related to HME services and the challenges faced by providers. OMEPA's Legislative Triumphs: A Tale of Relationships and Persistence thumbnail OMEPA's Legislative Triumphs: A Tale of Relationships and Persistence Over the past few legislative sessions, Oklahoma Medical Equipment Providers Association (OMEPA) has navigated a legislative rollercoaster. Their commitment to building relationships and advocating for patients has led to significant wins. Audit Climate – Taking The Temperature thumbnail Audit Climate – Taking The Temperature As we near the midpoint of 2024, what are the main billing/reimbursement headaches being faced by providers? [Vlog] Oxygen Policy Update thumbnail [Vlog] Oxygen Policy Update Listen in as Ronda Buhrmester clarifies the language of the oxygen policy around the co-signature that is highly recommended.
“As part of VGM, I feel like I am part of something much larger. Something that’s hard to express in words. It is a community where I can access resources and advice for my business to thrive in a constantly changing environment, and, as a bonus, it is also a community of people I trust and consider my friends.” Colleen Hunter
Owner
Browning’s Pharmacy and Healthcare