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Washington Legislative Conference

@Arlington, Va

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:00AM - Thursday, May 21, 2020 ~ 5:00PM


New: Relive the sights, sounds, and success from WLC 2019 through this short video.

Conference highlights at the 2019 Washington Legislative Conference included substantive remarks from keynote speaker Nick Uehlecke, an Advisor at the Department of Health & Human Services, as well as recognition for Barb Stockert of Sanford HealthCare Accessories as this year’s AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate award honoree.  The group also rallied for our friend Karyn Estrella, a highly effective HME leader who has been a strong presence at past Legislative Conferences, by wearing purple.  

We urge you to reach out to your Representative and Senators on key HME issues, including the following Asks from the 2019 Washington Legislative Conference below:

You can also send a pre-drafted letter on these issues to your legislators via our Action Center.  We suggest you add your own perspectives on these issues to the drafted text to make a more powerful impression. Find contact information for your Senators and Representative here – you can also email Gordon Barnes at for contact information for Congressional staff who handle healthcare issues for your legislators.
The upcoming months are critical to build on our efforts at the legislative conference and generate Congressional interest in these issues.  Please make it a priority to engage your legislators on whichever issues most directly impact your companies, patients and communities.

Related documents from the Conference:

Issue Briefs:

Supporting Materials

Contact Sue Mairena at or 202-372-0745 to sponsor the 2020 Washington Legislative Conference.
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