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  • Bryan Groleau, COTA/L, CLT-LANA, WCC

    Bryan Groleau, COTA/L, CLT-LANA, WCC

    National Senior Clinical Education Manager, medi USA

    Class: Product

    Sunday, February 3, 2019, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
    New Lymphedema Scanning Technology Delivers Enhanced Treatment Results with Better Fitting Custom Garments

    National Senior Clinical Education Manager, medi USA


    About Bryan Groleau, COTA/L, CLT-LANA, WCC

    Bryan Groleau has been a lymphedema and wound therapist since 2003 with a focus on lower extremity lymphedema and wounds. Throughout his career, Bryan has treated extensively in both outpatient and home care settings and managed lymphedema and wound care teams for multiple clinics and home health agencies. Currently, Bryan is a national senior clinical education manager for mediUSA and also serves on the medi for help medical missions project to treat and educate on lymphedema and wound care for those with lymphatic filariasis in Léogâne, Haiti.

  • Miriam Lieber

    Miriam Lieber

    President, Lieber Consulting, LLC.

    Class: Business Operations Session

    Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 10:15 – 11:45 AM
    Minimum Metrics for Maximum Efficiency
    Miriam Lieber, President, Lieber Consulting, LLC

     


    About Miriam Lieber

    Miriam Lieber is a principal consultant with Lieber Consulting LLC. She specializes in operations management and compliance for homecare providers. Her extensive experience with Medicare and other third-party payers has brought her national recognition in the homecare industry. With more than 25 years of experience in the homecare field, Miriam is a featured author of many articles in the areas of operations and accounts receivable management, compliance and leadership. Additionally, she is a nationally known speaker for many homecare trade associations. In her consulting practice, Ms. Lieber's clientele includes home medical equipment companies, pharmacies, Medicare, investment firms, hospitals, distributors and manufacturers. She has worked with more than 450 homecare providers in 49 states across the United States. Lieber is known to have practical approaches to complex revenue cycle management matters, and assists her clients with the nuts-and-bolts of running a profitable business.

  • Ronda Buhrmester

    Ronda Buhrmester

    Director of Reimbursement, VGM Group, Inc.

    Class: Billing and Reimbursement Session

    Monday, February 10, 2020, 2:45 – 4:45 PM
    Knowing and Understanding Contracts with Payers
    Craig Douglas, Vice President of Payer and Member Relations, VGM & Associates and Ronda Buhrmester, Reimbursement Specialist, VGM & Associates


    About Ronda Buhrmester

    As a VGM associate since 2012, Ronda specializes in the billing, reimbursement, and audit area as the Director of Reimbursement.  She managed a hospital-based DME in Illinois for 12 years, and handled sales and marketing.  Ronda is a respiratory therapist as well as a certified mastectomy fitter.  Over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, she assists VGM members with review of claims and all types of audits, and educates members on medical policies in the respiratory and all other general DME products.  She serves on the Jurisdictions B and D respiratory team, is a member of the Provider Outreach and Education teams with the Jurisdictions, and attends the council meetings with all four Jurisdictions. She is also on the Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association Board of Directors and a member the National Supplier Clearinghouse Advisory Council.  Ronda has presented at Focus Conference, VGM Heartland Conference as well as the Medtrade and state association meetings, and has conducted webinars and on-site education with VGM members.

    Craig currently serves as vice president of Payer and Member Relations for The VGM Group, where he focuses on helping providers navigate payer relationships, as well as addressing concerns that are impacting VGM’s broad range of members from a payer perspective. Craig has also previously served as vice president of Provider Relations for VGM’s Homelink division, where he built and fostered relationships with payers and providers across the country. Craig has been with VGM since 1999.

     

     

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