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24 May

19 Deliverables for RT Managers

Register for Summer Forum The AARC Summer Forum is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to register for this mid-year meeting designed exclusively for managers and educators in respiratory care. If you’re an RT manager who is still asking yourself, “why should I go?” the answer is pretty simple: only at the… Read more »

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22 May

COPD National Action Plan Released

The AARC was on hand for the press conference held Monday morning to announce the COPD National Action Plan. The final version of the COPD National Action Plan was released May 23 during a panel discussion that took place during the American Thoracic Society conference in Washington, DC. “Sixteen million Americans have been diagnosed with… Read more »

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16 May

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | June 2017

Lisa Fuchs Nicholas Prush Joe Lewarski Nicole Jackson Theresa Cannizzaro Hannah Williams Lisa Fuchs’ recent trip up Capitol Hill with the AARC PACT to advocate for the inclusion of respiratory therapists in telehealth legislation was covered in this press release on Benzinga.com. “We think the timing is right to improve patients’ access to expanded telehealth… Read more »

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15 May

AARC’s 70th Anniversary Conference and Exhibit

AARC Executive Director Thomas Kallstrom was proud to receive a special proclamation from Cleveland City Council Member Anthony Brancatelli. AARC leaders gathered with Ohio Society for Respiratory Care (OSRC) members for a 70th Anniversary Conference and exhibit at the end of April, bringing a little respiratory care history to the Dittrick Museum of Medical History… Read more »

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02 May

Pressure Put on CMS to Fix Problems with Home Mechanical Ventilation

For over two years, the AARC has worked diligently with other national pulmonary medical societies and patient groups to address problems with access to home mechanical ventilation.  Technologies have changed over the past decade and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has not kept pace, resulting in inappropriate billing, increased utilization, and a… Read more »

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