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March 22, 2012

Save on AARC Congress 2012 Registration
The 58th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition will take place in New Orleans, LA, Nov. 10–13, but it’s not too early to register. In fact, with our Early Bird savings going on now, it’s the perfect time to firm up your plans.

Pulmonary Rehab Toolkit Available
AARC and other groups have gotten together to create a Pulmonary Rehab Toolkit, with information and examples you need to accurately establish the charges for your pulmonary rehab programs when you bill Medicare. Read it, then register for Wednesday’s Webcast “Strategies for Addressing The New Pulmonary Rehabilitation Reimbursement Reductions” to learn more.

Allergy & Asthma Health Publishes Spring Issue
The Spring edition of our online consumer magazine, Allergy & Asthma Health, is up on YourLungHealth.Org now, so take a few minutes to read through the issue and then recommend it to your patients with asthma and allergies.

International Fellowship Program: City Hosts, Fellowship Applicants Wanted
The AARC is looking for city hosts for its 2012 International Fellowship Program, so if you’re interested in hosting a colleague from abroad this fall, read more about it and then apply. We’re also seeking applicants for the 2012 Fellowships themselves, and interested clinicians from countries outside the U.S. are encouraged to apply. All applications must be in by June 1.

CDC Launches New Anti-Smoking Campaign
The AARC sat in on a news conference this week to introduce a new hard-hitting anti-smoking campaign from the CDC. “Tips from Former Smokers” features former smokers who share the negative impact smoking has made on their lives.

Pardon the Interruption
If you’re on our website between 1–4 a.m. Monday morning, you may notice a few interruptions in service. We’re doing some maintenance to make things better.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Check out our latest list of newsmakers to see how your fellow members are getting the word out about the profession.

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