2019 Convention Agenda
Putting the Passion Back into HME


Wednesday, April 3, 2019

9:00 - 5:00 pm BOC CDME Course

 

 Thursday, April 4, 2019

7:30 – 8:45 AM Registration and Full Breakfast – Specific Vendor Tables

8:45 – 9:30 AM Welcome – Business Meeting / Scholarship Award 

9:30 – 10:30 AM Key Note Speaker – Kevin Reilly

Resilience

 

10:30 am – 10:45 am Break

 

Break Out Session 1

10:45 am -11:45 am

Cheryl Needham Sr. Clinical Marketing Manager Philips Respironics

Cheryl Needham
Sr. Clinical Marketing Manager
Philips Respironics

Telemedicine for Both the Sleep and Respiratory Patient
1 CEU offered from AARC for RTs


Jeff Baird, Esq. Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Jeff Baird, Esq.
Brown & Fortunato, P.C.


Compliance Program: Your Most Important “Profit Center”

Dan Fedor Director of Reimbursement U.S. Rehab- A Division of the VGM Group

Dan Fedor
Director of Reimbursement
U.S. Rehab- A Division of the VGM Group

Documentation LIFE Preserver Class, Part 1

 

11:45 am – 1:15 pm Lunch/Vendor Time

 

Break Out Session 2

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Stephanie Morgan Greene President Morgan Greene Consulting

Stephanie Morgan Greene
President
Morgan Greene Consulting


Ask The Reimbursement Expert

Cheryl Henninger, R.R.T, C.E.A.C. Director Gerould's Healthcare Center

Cheryl Henninger, R.R.T, C.E.A.C.
Director
Gerould's Healthcare Center


Respiratory Care in Today's Home Care Market

1 CEU offered from AARC for RTs

Dan Fedor Director of Reimbursement U.S. Rehab- A Division of the VGM Group

Dan Fedor
Director of Reimbursement
U.S. Rehab- A Division of the VGM Group

Documentation LIFE Preserver Class, Part 2

 

2:15pm - 2:30 pm Break

 

Break Out Session 3

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 
Cara Bachenheimer, Esq.  Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Cara Bachenheimer, Esq.
Brown & Fortunato, P.C.


The New Competitive Bidding Program

 
Nick Macmillan Principal Outside the Box Consulting

Nick Macmillan
Principal
Outside the Box Consulting


Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs) in DME: Current Trends and Practices 1 CEU offered from AARC for RTs

 
Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS Director, Clinical Education Quantum Rehab

Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS
Director, Clinical Education
Quantum Rehab

The Case for Wheels: Selecting the Clinically Appropriate Base Part 1

 

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break

 

Break Out Session 4

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Laura Williard Vice President,  Payer Relations American Association for Homecare

Laura Williard
Vice President,
Payer Relations
American Association for Homecare


How to Get the Most Out of Your Payer Contracts – Insights from Industry Experts

Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS Director, Clinical Education Quantum Rehab

Jay Doherty, OTR, ATP/SMS
Director, Clinical Education
Quantum Rehab

The Case for Wheels: Selecting the Clinically Appropriate Base, Part 2

Stephanie Morgan Greene President Morgan Greene Consulting

Stephanie Morgan Greene
President
Morgan Greene Consulting

A Deeper Dive into the TPE Findings.

 

Exhibit Hall Open

4:45 pm - 7:15 pm

 

Reception and Prize Drawings

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

 

Enjoy some of Harrisburg's restaurants  for dinner on your own.

 

Friday, April 5, 2019

 

7:30 – 9:00 AM Legislative Breakfast – Washington/Legislative Update –
Tom Ryan and Seth Johnson

9:00 – 9:15 AM Break

 

Break Out Session 5

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Cheryl Henninger, R.R.T, C.E.A.C. Director Gerould's Healthcare Center

Cheryl Henninger, R.R.T, C.E.A.C.
Director
Gerould's Healthcare Center

Embracing Patient Engagement

1 CEU offered from AARC for RTs

Mark J. Higley     Vice President – Regulatory Affairs VGM Group, Inc.

Mark J. Higley
Vice President – Regulatory Affairs
VGM Group, Inc.

HME in 2019 & Beyond

 

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break

 

Panel Discussion

10:30 am - 11:45 am

 

12:00 PM                                Grand Prize Drawing/Adjourn