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VGM Government Relations helps VGM & Associates, and all its divisions' members, navigate the complexities of the legislative process and regulatory rules with two goals in mind: Members have freedom to do business and their voice is heard.

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HME Providers Must Be Heard

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 with two goals in mind: you have the freedom to do business and your voice is heard.

Together We Will

Continue to Make the HME Industry StrongTWW

"Together: Cooperative and surrounded by friends, together is never alone. Together is an adverb indicating when two or more people or things that are with each other—assembled in a group or united in goals." 
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United in goals. United in voice. United on industry issues.

TOGETHER, VGM Government Relations is united with YOU. TOGETHER, WE WILL continue to make the HME industry strong. TOGETHER, WE WILL help your business grow. TOGETHER, WE WILL support industry issues.

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