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New meaning to home for the holidays

Monday, December 18, 2017
Kelly Turner

Home for the holidays takes on many meanings this time of year. Families and friends gather from near and far to celebrate the season with loved ones. Stories shared. Songs sung. Food and festivities are all around. College students return home after working hard all semester.

How you can self-advocate with videos & People for Quality Care

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Kelly Turner and Lisa Wells

Editor’s note: Kelly and Lisa wrote this for end users. As HME providers, this is a great tool that you can use to inform your patients and customers to advocate for themselves and, in turn, your businesses.

Clinicians speak out on bid program


WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care, the advocacy arm of The VGM Group, has released a video featuring damning testimony from clinicians on Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

P4QC hosts webinar for Medicare bennies


WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care will host a

In brief: AAH, VGM coordinate advocacy efforts, KCI fights back


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and The VGM Group will merge their respective consumer advocacy groups into one industry wide platform.

Per the merger, AAHomecare’s Save My Medical Supplies and VGM’s People for Quality Care will combine under the PFQC brand.

Branding: Spread the gospel

Q. Who are brand evangelists and how do I get them?

A. Brand evangelists are your business’s greatest fans. They not only purchase your products and services, but spread your message throughout their circles of influence.

PFQC recruits for cause


WASHINGTON – People for Quality Care is recruiting patients for the COPD Foundation’s new COPD Patient-Powered Research Network. The network’s purpose is to give COPD patients a place to share how the disease has impacted their lives and to support each other.

PFQC launches ‘Faces Behind the Red Tape’


WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care has launched a new online series called “Faces Behind the Red Tape” to document the impact of audits on Medicare beneficiaries.

Have questions? PFQC will get them answered


WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care (PFQC), an advocacy group and division of The VGM Group, has launched a Q&A series to address questions about home care and HME.

In brief: Contractors clarify delivery policy, PFQC launches interactive map


WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (PO