Legacy is accredited by HQAA, the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation. Our accreditation guarantees that we have achieved and adhere to high-quality standards and our patients receive the highest-quality care services. HQAA is recognized by Medicare, Medicaid and other insurers to have earned “Deemed” status which is required to be an approved accrediting body.
The Better Business Bureau is an organization that evaluates if a business meets certain level of trust and integrity. If accredited by the BBB, it shows that the business meets eight principles, or ‘Standards of Trust’, including privacy safeguard, transparency, honest advertisement, and responsiveness. This certification affirms that the business is operating within a Code of Business Practices that places the consumer first.
Legacy is a member of KMESA, the Kentucky Medical Equipment Suppliers Association. The organization is a coalition of industry professionals dedicated to promoting quality patient care, acting as a liaison between Kentucky suppliers and state and federal government agencies and providing on-going education. Bill Hewlett is a past president of the group and currently serves on its board of directors and is chairman of its Legislative Committee.
Legacy is a member of AAHomecare, which represents healthcare providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations in the homecare community. AAHomecare serves the medical needs of Americans who require oxygen equipment and therapy, mobility assistive technologies, medical supplies, inhalation drug therapy, home infusion, and other home medical equipment, therapies, services, and supplies in the home.
Legacy is an active member of the VGM Group. Originally founded as a national buying group, VGM has grown into an organization of fifteen divisions and provides everything from national buying contracts to financing and business insurance. VGM is also a strong advocate of both the durable medical equipment industry and patient rights. As a member we are able to utilize these services while also being able to interact with other members across the nation, an option especially important to traveling patients.
People for Quality Care, the advocacy division of VGM Group, Inc. continues to fight against Medicare’s destructive competitive bidding program. People For Quality Care is operated and maintained by a group of concerned homecare advocates who want to make sure bad health care policies that have a negative effect on seniors and people with disabilities are stopped! Click the link to visit the website where you will find information about our advocacy efforts, easy ways to tell your stories, contact Congress and get more involved in advocacy!