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VGM planning “Round 1 Recompete” seminars
WATERLOO, Iowa, June 25, 2012–VGM Group, Inc., is planning “Round 1 Recompete” seminars in September and the first week in October for the nine original competitive bidding areas—Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh and Riverside, Calif. CMS expects to re-bid these areas this fall with several new DME items and “consolidation” of original product categories. Seminars will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuition is $199 for the first attendee, and $149 for additional attendees. Exact dates and locations will be announced after Aug. 1. A similar session will be offered Oct. 15 as a Medtrade Fall pre-show seminar. For more information contact VGM Government Relations at 800-642-6065 or www.vgm.com.