SBA, CMS Reps Slated for Heartland Panel

Discussion will touch on the future of competitive bidding, and resources available to small businesses.

The VGM Group’s annual Heartland Conference will host a June 13 panel discussion featuring officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Small Business Administration

The CMS and SBA will discuss the future of the competitive bidding program, as well as government resources available to small businesses. The panel’s open forum format will give audience members the chance to to interact with the panelists.

“We are thrilled for Heartland attendees to have the opportunity to ask questions and share feedback directly with officials from CMS and the SBA on impacts to their business from regulations,” said John Gallagher, vice president of Government Relations for VGM. “Providing platforms to share their concerns and connecting VGM members with resources to navigate the regulatory environment helps strengthen and protect their businesses.”

Gallagher will moderate the panel, which will feature CMS Competitive Acquisition Ombudsman, Tangita Daramola, and Deputy Ombudsman for Regulatory Enforcement Fairness at the SBA, Yolanda Swift. VGM also invited Medicare contractors to participate

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