Wayne Stanfield is former vice president of provider relations at the American Association for Homecare, and former president and CEO of the National Association of Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers (NAIMES). Wayne is co-owner of a northern Virginia DME supplier and executive director of the Home Care Alliance of Virginia (HCAV). You can reach him at 434-572-6779 or wstanfield@hcav.com.

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