Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association

MNCHA DME Conference

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Loyola Graduate Center - 8890 McGaw Road, Columbia, MD
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MNCHA DME Conference

Sponsor the DME Conference

Now confirmed: Carefirst, Maryland Medicaid and DC Medicaid

About the Event

Join your DME colleagues for the area’s premier DME Conference.  Questions about DMEPOS Competitive Bidding? Confused about the transition from NHIC to Noridian? Questions for Medicaid representatives? We have the answers.


Come hear from the experts about a wide-range of topics including:

  • Presentations by NHIC and Noridian, including Q & A
  • Industry update by Cara Bachenheimer
  • Regulatory update by AAHomecare’s Kim Brummet
  • Maryland and DC Medicaid Hot Topics
  • Panel of private insurance providers (invited)

See our detailed working agenda here:
Click here to download the agenda.

About the Speakers

Cara C. Bachenheimer
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Cara C. Bachenheimer is Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Invacare where she is responsible for the company’s federal lobbying activities with Congress, the Administration and the federal regulatory agencies, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  Ms. Bachenheimer has been closely involved with the home medical equipment industry for over 25 years, working in Washington, D.C. as well as on a grassroots basis across the country. In 2014, Cara was named Homecare Champion by the American Association for Homecare.

Kim Brummett
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
American Association for Homecare

Cindy White
DME Education Consultant, Provider Outreach and Education
Noridian Healthcare Solutions LLC

Tara Cooke MSG, CDP
Outreach Specialist


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.        Check-in and Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.        Open Conference and Brief Welcome

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.      Industry Update by Cara Bachenheimer, Invacare

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.   Regulatory Roundup by Kim Brummett, AAHomecare


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.   Break & Networking


11:00 – 12:00 p.m.   DME MAC Presentations and Q & A by Cindy White, Noridian Healthcare Solutions LLC


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.      Lunch & Networking


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.        Working with DC and Maryland Medicaid (presentations and Q & A)


2:00 – 3:00 p.m.        KEPRO Update: Tara Cooke MSG, CDP, Outreach Specialist


3:00 – 3:15 p.m.        Break


3:15 – 4:00 p.m.        Private Insurance Payer Panel


4:00 p.m.                    Conclusion

Registered attendees also receive FREE registration to MNCHA’s upcoming Webinar, “Top DME Operational Efficiencies” on June 15th by Mary Ellen Conway


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