How Will PAMES Benefit YOU?

Personal Attention

As an PAMES member, you will receive personal assistance with problem solving. The PAMES staff and volunteer leaders have regular contacts with state and national legislators, Medicaid, Medicare, BWC, state and federal agencies and many other stakeholders on issues affecting home medical equipment (HME) services.  PAMES is a resource for all of your staff and is a leader among industry trade associations with a formidable reputation locally and nationally.  Business Information

Periodically, industry Alerts or Call-to-Actions are issued to engage members in urgent matters of critical interest to their companies.  This may also involve working with the customers they serve, the media or the general public.  PAMES works hard to deliver the information your business needs in a timely and cost-effective manner to help your staff operate efficiently and professionally in this rapidly changing, issue-heightened environment.

Discounts on Meetings

PAMES members receive discounts on registrations for all association educational events.  Educational opportunities for management and staff are available through PAMES.  We sponsor manufacturer's training and certification classes in both states, as well as speakers on timely topics at quarterly meetings.

Government Voice

PAMES is your own personal source of information on HME industy laws and regulations. PAMES staff, consultants and volunteers work aggressively and successfully with state and federal legislators and agency representatives to advance the home medical equipment (HME) benefit and trouble-shoot problems that may develop for HME businesses.  As a member, you'll receive timely updates on bills or rules and suggestions on when to make contact with legislators or regulators about issues that affect our business' bottom-line.  PAMES also works closely with member organizations to host site visits with legislators in their communities or hold meetings at the Statehouse to advocate for the HME industry.

Volunteer Opportunities

As an PAMES member, you have an opportunity to be part of a dynamic organization with leadership opportunities from committee participation to Board service.  PAMES enjoys a long history of engaged members that strengthens that is vital to the association's ability to help your business succeed.  Whether you have a talent or interest for relating with the public or third party payers or have expertise on business, reimbursement, economic, or legislative issues, there is an PAMES committee that is right for you.

COMMITTEES:
 
  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Governance 
  • Membership
  • Public Policy (State or Federal)
 

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