ASSOCIATION BENEFITS:


TIMELY INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

-Association Journal: Timely newsletters regarding industry news, education opportunities, updates, etc.

-Association Special Update: As-needed communications on breaking news & updates

-Association Committee Participation: All meetings open to all members. Active participation encouraged!

* Payer Relations Committee: Meets monthly. Seeks to monitor, advocate and educate members on the policies and

regulations of all insurers as they pertain to Enteral, Medical Supplies, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Services and Patient Care

Standards.

* Legislative Committee: Meets monthly. Monitors and reports on proposed and existing legislation, policies and

regulations affecting the HME industry at the state and federal levels; advocates NEMEP member interests through effective

communication with elected officials and the development of strategic partnerships.

* Membership and Education Committee: Meets monthly. Devises and implements member benefits; services; education

programs; and recruitment and retention campaigns.

* Incon/Supplies Committee: Meets monthly. Discusses strategies for maintain/improving this product in the states


EDUCATION

Association provides numerous education opportunities in multiple formats including in-person classroom and roundtable

formats; and Webinars facilitated by the association and via its multiple partnerships with state/national affiliates and industry

stakeholders.


PUBLIC POLICY AND REGULATION

Association works at the state and federal levels to inform elected officials of issues impacting the industry. Represents

members’ interests ranging from clarifications on policies to changes in reimbursement. Association meets regularly with the

Department of Health and maintains an active presence on the Region A and POE Councils.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SAFETY GROUP

Safety Group participants habitually more than recoup the cost of their membership dues while enjoying a 20% up-front

discount on the cost of Workers’ Compensation and other insurances! Members also receive annual dividend sharing, this past

year roughly 35%, and are able to choose their management team and have an active role in the oversight of the Group’s

operation. An assessment is being made on feasibility and interest of the creation of a Safety Group in New Jersey as well.


CREDIT CARD PROCESSING SERVICES

Association offers members the opportunity to reduce operating costs through its partnership with Nationwide Payments (NP),

a merchant services provider of electronic payment products geared to help businesses process transactions more smoothly and

efficiently. Services include: processing for credit cards; debit cards; gift cards; business purchasing cards; HSA/Flexible spending

cards; electronic check; recurring billing; mobile payment processing; website payments, virtual terminals, software integration

and more. Nationwide Payments will conduct a free comparison for members of their current services to NP.


ASSOCIATION LEGAL COUNSEL

Members have the added benefit of access to the Association Legal Counsel, offering tremendous expertise on industry issues
including compliance, regulatory, corporate and litigation-related matters at a deep discount.




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About NEMEP

Northeast Medical Equipment Providers Association (NEMEP) is a not-for-profit trade organization focusing on the HME provider in New York and New Jersey. Its mission is to “Advance the success of the home medical equipment industry and its providers through education, advocacy and improved patient outcomes.”


© 2017 Northeast Medical Equipment Providers Association 

Contacts

Beth Bowen, Executive Director
Email: beth@northeastmep.org

Address:
PO Box 4411

Cary, NC 27519-4411

Direct Dial: (919) 387-1221
NY Phone: (518) 436-9637
Fax: (919) 249-1394

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