2018 Networking & Special Events
Schedule subject to change
First-Time Attendee Orientation
Tuesday, March 27 • 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Is it your first time at Medtrade Spring? As a new attendee, we invite you to Medtrade Spring’s First-Time Attendee Orientation. Grab a cup of coffee and hear tips from Medtrade veterans that will help make your first Medtrade Spring a success. Learn how to get the most out of your expo floor and/or conference experience. There is no fee to attend, no additional registration required.
The Audit “Happy” Hour
Tuesday, March 27 • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
There’s not much happiness when it comes to audits – unless you’re figuring out how to navigate them. We’re making it fun by giving you that opportunity, and a chance to meet with experts at a relaxed networking reception. So grab a glass of wine or beer (audits do drive us to drink, right?!), and meet with audit experts at this unique Q&A and networking opportunity.
AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare Fundraiser Reception
Tuesday, March 28 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Stand Up for Homecare is a proactive campaign that gets positive, accurate information about the home medical equipment sector into the media and onto Capitol Hill. The campaign has generated positive news reports by national and local media, and mobilized grassroots advocates to contact policymakers. The campaign has also funded research that underscores the value of HME and the credibility of providers. By attending the fundraising reception you can help to expand awareness and appreciation of homecare. The reception is also a major networking event attended by key leaders in the HME community.
AAHomecare’s Washington Update
Wednesday, March 28 • 8:00 am – 9:45 am
As the largest national association representing the HME industry, AAHomecare is on the front lines in Washington, DC fighting for its members. This 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 public policy, Kim Brummett, vice president of regulatory affairs. No fee to attend, all attendees welcome.
Wednesday, March 28 • 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Real food for thought! Fuel up on lunch and information crucial to making your business survive and thrive. Fill your plate with a quick lunch and head to your pre-selected table where the moderator will kick-off your roundtable group discussion. Learn from experts, hear from your peers, and take back solutions to your office. Seats fill up quickly, register early!