Nielsen Business Media, the producer of Medtrade and Medtrade Spring, announce Medtrade - Conferences on the Road, a series of regional educational events for the home health care industry. The conferences will address current topics, such as accreditation, billing and reimbursement, and competitive bidding, and will offer expert advice on how home medical equipment providers can thrive in today's environment. HME providers who are determined to succeed will have access to the industry's leading consultants through these one- or two-day seminars.
Two conferences will be presented in March. Medtrade's Reimbursement Conference will take place March 5 at the Tremont Suites Hotel in Baltimore . This one-day event will offer billing and reimbursement strategies, including the effects of the Deficit Reduction Act, order requirement changes and best practices. Jane Bunch, vice president of HME consulting for CareCentric, and Bruce Brothis, president and CEO of Allegient Billing & Consulting, will speak on the most up-to-date issues involving reimbursement for home medical equipment.
On March 27, Medtrade - Conferences on the Road will present Turning a Challenge into an Opportunity: How to Succeed with Competitive Bidding . Attendees will learn specific strategies to streamline their business operations, prepare a bid and remain profitable as this phenomenal shift in how home medical equipment is provided undergoes implementation. Topics such as accreditation, networks and recent legislative initiatives will be addressed by leading industry consultants, Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq. of Brown & Fortunato and Jane W. Bunch, vice president of HME consulting for CareCentric. The conference will take place at Pittsburgh's Hilton Hotel.
For more information on these conferences and other Medtrade - Conferences on the Road, visit www.medtrade.com/mt/conference_schedule/conference/conferences.jsp
Medtrade Spring 2007 is being held April 24 - 26, 2007 . For more information about the event, please visit www.medtradespring.com or call (800) 933-8735. Nielsen Business Media's upcoming healthcare events include Medtrade 2007, scheduled for Oct. 2 - 4, 2007 , at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando , Fla. , and Medtrade Spring 2008, which will be held May 7 - 8, 2008 , in Long Beach , Ca.
Editor's Note: To obtain additional information regarding the events listed above, please contact Denise McClinton at (254) 772-2941.