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COPD Coalition’s Virtual Member Meeting – 6/25/18

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 08:06 AM  posted by jbuytaert

Please join us on Monday, June 25th from 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern for the U.S. COPD Coalition’s Virtual Member Meeting and webinar, where home oxygen will be the focus.

We are fortunate to host members of Medicare’s Provider Compliance Group who will provide an overview of its project to increase documentation compliance. Improved documentation compliance will offer further assurance that the prescription for, and selection of, supplemental oxygen systems is more tailored to each patient’s needs, from both clinical and lifestyle standpoints.

Guest speakers include:

  • Connie Leonard, Acting Director, Provider Compliance Group, Center for Program Integrity (CPI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Kevin Young, Senior Technical Advisor , Provider Compliance Group, CPI, CMS
  • Dr. Mark Pilley, Medical Director, Documentation Compliance Contractor (DCC), StrategicHealthSolutions, LLC
  • Robert Dieterle, Clinical Templates Subject Matter Expert, Documentation Compliance Contractor (DCC), CEO EnableCare, LLC

Coalition staff and Board members will be available to discuss recent updates on policy issues, the COPD National Action Plan and more.

Admission is free and open to all.  Help spread the word by sharing this email.

Please join the webinar by following this link:

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5240039712894008321
Webinar ID: 393-206-283

You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered.  We look forward to having you join us!

Enriching Lives: Ted Garding

Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 09:06 AM  posted by jbuytaert

Ted Garding was inspired by one of the videos we watched in Book Club recently. Ted has always wanted to give back to neighborhoods and the youth that he sees outside standing around parks without equipment. Last week he reached out to Spalding with his idea titled “How a Ball Can Transform a Neighborhood.” Quite simply put, Ted asked Spalding if they would like to donate sporting goods that he could pass along to kids in need. He finished his proposal with “Wouldn’t you like that ball to say Spalding?”
Ted’s actions may not have enriched any lives yet, but this just goes to show what kind of person Ted Garding is. He is always willing to give and put others in front of himself. He is constantly living our mission, values and the culture that Handi Medical is proud of.