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Don't Miss OAMES Annual Meeting 11/17-11/18 in Columbus!

New Hotel Available, Special Award Announced, Exhibit Hall Sold Out & More!


Have you registered for OAMES’ best event of the year?  What are you waiting for?!  This is NOT the year to miss given the unprecedented number of issues unfolding on the state and national front! 

The buzz is building and there’s a ton of year-end developments breaking!  The exhibit hall has sold out with a record-breaking number of vendors and registration is rolling!  What better way to get plugged in to vital industry news and reconnect with your peers than by attending OAMES 35th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Columbus, Nov. 17-18!? 

What can you expect to hear?  We have Medicaid DME rules open for review, critical discussions unfolding on Capitol Hill on the nationwide rollout of Medicare bid rates for HME and CRT, new information about the bidding studies from the National Minority Quality Forum, and news on other federal initiatives such as Medicare prior authorization and audit reform legislation, Round  1 2017 bidding progress and more.  We’ll hear important state updates from the Ohio’s top Medicaid official about the direction of the state’s Medicaid program and details regarding on-site visits to Ohio DME companies required by the ACA.  On day, we have thought-provoking sessions with intense business and strategy content presented by the VGM team hosting their popular Fall Seminar Series.

One of the highlights at this year’s conference will be the recognition of an amazing family in Central Ohio.  Linda Eckfeld will be present to receive OAMES Healthcare Innovation Award.  Join us on Nov. 17 to hear her story caring for medically fragile children and their amazing collaboration working with local health care organizations and learning institutions to trail-blaze a powerful role for home-based care. 

Hotel Update!  The initial room block for OAMES at the Hampton Inn and Suites Polaris has sold out.  An additional block of rooms is available at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Columbus Polaris.  Our group rate is $129 per night and is available until November 6.  Call and reserve your room today: 614-568-0770 by asking for the OAMES block, or use the link below and reserve your room online!  Book your group rate for OAMES   

We hope you’ll join us in Columbus in a couple of weeks to renew your relations and to reconnect on issues.  It’s hands-down the best experience of networking and learning for Ohio’s leading HME organizations! For your convenience, registration links are:

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