News Now @ AARC

October 8, 2009

Vote Now in AARC Elections
Active Members are eligible to vote in the AARC. Read up on the candidates, then cast your ballot by Nov. 5.

T-Shirt Tuesday
RC Week is only two weeks away and the AARC Store is celebrating with a T-Shirt Tuesday Two Dollar Discount on October 13. Each 2009 Official RC Week T-Shirt is $2.00 off (while supplies last) for this one day. Discount applies to this year’s official shirt only (item numbers beginning with AP0032) and is limited to existing inventory.

See You in San Antonio!
It’s here! The Advance Program for the 2009 AARC International Respiratory Congress in San Antonio, Dec. 5–8, is online. Take a few moments to peruse the presentations, then register by Oct. 31 for earlybird savings.

Tomorrow Ends the National Ventilator Survey
Response is up to almost 70%. Thanks to all who participated.

AARC, Sister Orgs, Request Formal NCD on PR Benefit
The AARC isn’t leaving anything to chance when it comes to the new pulmonary rehabilitation benefit. Along with four other groups, the Association is asking CMS to conduct a formal national coverage determination to expand PR coverage criteria beyond the proposed moderate and severe COPD.

Five Sections Publish Fall Bulletins
The Adult Acute Care, Continuing Care/
Rehabilitation, Diagnostics, Education, and Home Care Sections have just published the Fall editions of their Section Bulletins.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
Who’s been making news lately? How about a member who served as the go-to person for info on a new pediatric transport helicopter, another who’s running for town council, and more!  

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