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March 11, 2010

PACT Members Make Nearly 300 Visits
Members of the PACT are home after a few busy days of visiting Congress to stump on respiratory care issues. They even stopped to lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

2010 Congress, Forum Promise Great Programs
Programming for the 2010 AARC International Respiratory Congress in Las Vegas and Summer Forum in Marco Island, FL, is well underway. Click on the link to see what the Program Committee has in the works.

And you early birds can register now for Congress at discounted rates until April 30.

Kansas Members Support Smoking Ban
The Kansas Society was in the right place at the right time during this year’s legislative day. Legislators were scheduled to vote on a sweeping ban on smoking one day after the event.

AARC Signs on to Tobacco Trafficking Letter
The U.S. House of Representatives has already passed a bill aimed at curtailing Internet tobacco sales to minors. Now it’s the Senate’s turn, and the AARC has signed on to a new letter urging Senators to vote “yes.”

March 17 Webcast Zeroes in on Coding and Billing
Sign up today for next Wednesday’s webcast on “Coding and Billing for Respiratory Care—Finding the Answers” and hear Susan Rinaldo-Gallo, MEd, RRT, FAARC,  address common issues in coding and billing for respiratory care services. Participants in the live version will receive one FREE CRCE.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Our latest edition has some great stories about members running for public office, speaking on lung health, winning awards, applauding a new measure that will allow school children to carry their asthma inhalers at school, and more. Plus we have some great QRCR coverage to report too. 

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