The VGM Group’s John Gallagher, VP of government relations, will host a
live Webcast on Friday, Feb. 15, at 12:30 p.m. Central time (1:30 p.m.
Eastern). On the agenda: the current state of competitive bidding,
recent legislative activities and regulatory issues.
“The VGM Lunch Bucket,” the hour-long program will be broadcast from
VGM’s Waterloo, Iowa, headquarters. Gallagher expects to discuss when
the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could announce
the ZIP codes for second-round competitive bidding areas and when CMS
could announce the winning bidders for competitive bidding’s first
To view the Webcast, go to www.vgmdclink.com/switchboard/lunchbucket.asp.
will also be fielding questions during the Webcast. To ask a question,
dial (800) 264-8432, and use participant code 463575.
The VGM Lunch Bucket will be presented every month by VGM.