Moving the HME Industry Forward


Legislative Update – Contact Reps and Make Plans for Medtrade

August 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – AAHomecare reps are reminding providers that Congressional representatives will be closer to home during the upcoming recess period from Aug 1 to Sept 8, an ideal opportunity to meet without coming to Washington, DC.

Providers should visit for information on setting up meetings, and making the case with representatives and staff members on key issues. Providers are encouraged to to Email Gordon Barnes at with specific questions and requests.

Medtrade attendees can support the industry’s association at the following events…

AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare Fundraiser Reception
Tuesday, October 21 • 5:30 pm  – 7:00 pm
The Stand Up for Homecare reception at Medtrade is the premier networking event for the industry. When you Stand Up for Homecare, you are endorsing AAHomecare efforts to promote a positive image of homecare, raise public awareness of homecare’s many benefits, and support consumer advocacy groups out there making a difference in patient’s lives. It is a time to stand together and support the industry, see old friends, make new ones, and have fun doing it.

AAHomecare’s Washington Update
Tuesday, October 21 • 8:00 am  – 9:45 am
 – Sponsored by HME Business
As the largest national association representing the HME industry, AAHomecare is on the front lines in Washington, DC fighting for its members. This is your chance to get the insider’s perspective on what is happening now and what is up next on Capitol Hill, at CMS and where the industry is headed on its biggest issues. Stay informed, stay involved. AAHomecare speakers to include: Tom Ryan, president, Jay Witter, senior vice president of government affairs, and Kim Brummett, vice president of regulatory affairs.

Providers who wish to register for Medtrade should CLICK HERE.    

• The full link for registration is

• Pricing for events can be found at

Exhibitors have already bought 95% of the floor space at the Georgia World Congress Center in anticipation of what could be the most important Medtrade in the event’s long history. For a complete list of exhibitors and/or additional information about the show, visit