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VGM Insurance marks 30 years in business


WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Insurance Services, a division of VGM Group, is celebrating 30 years providing specialty insurance programs for a variety of niche industries.

Unlocking the front door: Keys to reopening your business safely after COVID-19

Monday, June 22, 2020
Adam Miller

The coronavirus pandemic’s effect on daily life has been unprecedented, and everyone—including business owners—has looked forward to returning to normal (in whatever shape that takes). Whether you find yourself in an area that has already lifted stay-at-home orders or is about to, there’s a lot to consider before resuming operations.

Managing Risk in 2019: The Lessons We’ll Take Into 2020


2020 is a brand-new year, and with it comes brand-new opportunities to grow your business. But in order to make the most of the next 366 days (it is a leap year after all), it’s important to reflect on the lessons of 2019.

Risk Management: Err on side of caution

Q. What documentation is necessary to mitigate future claims and protect me in a lawsuit?

A. When done right, good documentation tells a story. It paints a clear picture of the facts surrounding a claim—the classic who, what, when, where, why. But, of course, it’s no simple task.

Risk Management: Be proactive with rental equipment

Q. How can I prevent my rental equipment from disappearing?

A. It’s a common practice for HME providers to rent equipment to their patients. The arrangement works out well, for the most part. The patient doesn’t have to pay the full price of their device up front, and the provider gains a steady source of recurring revenue.

Get your bid bond


One of the many items to check off on the to-do list for HME providers planning to submit bids in Round 2021 of competitive bidding is obtaining $50,000 bid bonds for each CBA in which they plan to submit a bid.

Award winners: VGM Insurance, NCPA’s Jim Spoon


Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Insurance Services has been named one of Business Insurance Magazines’s Best Places to Work for 2018.

Harassment in the workplace

What can you do to minimize the risk?

Allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace dominated the headlines in 2017, resulting in Time magazine choosing the #MeToo movement as Person of the Year for raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault.

Short Takes: 3B Medical, VGM Insurance, InfuSystem Holdings


3B Medical has committed to allocating a significant portion of its profits to fund research adult autologous stem cell research for use in treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, diabetes and neurological diseases.

In brief: CGS gets contract, VGM Insurance gives away thousands


NASHVILLE – CMS has awarded CGS Administrators a $78 million contract for DMEPOS claims in Jurisdiction B, according to a press release.