Articles by: Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Takes a Stand on Workplace Violence

June 20, 2022

AARC Takes a Stand on Workplace Violence

AARC supports the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022 introduced on June 7, 2022.

 Anne Marie Hummel

New U.S. Surgeon General Advisory Addresses Burnout

May 25, 2022

New U.S. Surgeon General Advisory Addresses Burnout

The U.S. Surgeon General issued a new advisory: “Addressing Health Worker Burnout,” which calls for change in systems, structures, and cultures.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Public Health Emergency Set to Continue for Now

May 18, 2022

Public Health Emergency Set to Continue for Now

Extending the public health emergency or making permanent certain temporary waivers that will expire when it ends are important issues to the AARC.

 Anne Marie Hummel

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Against Screening for COPD in Asymptomatic Adults

May 17, 2022

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Against Screening for COPD in Asymptomatic Adults

On May 10, 2022, the USPSTF released its final statement recommending against screening for COPD in asymptomatic adults.

 Anne Marie Hummel

FDA Takes Action to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavors in Cigars

April 29, 2022

FDA Takes Action to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavors in Cigars

On April 28, 2022, the FDA released proposed rules to prohibit menthol in cigarettes and characterizing flavors in cigars.

 Anne Marie Hummel

It’s Time to Act, Join the AARC Advocacy Campaign!

April 21, 2022

It’s Time to Act, Join the AARC Advocacy Campaign!

We're gearing up for AARC’s 2022 advocacy campaign, which kicks off April 25 and runs through May 4, to send messages to the Hill.

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Supports Improved Patient Access to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

September 16, 2021

AARC Supports Improved Patient Access to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The AARC is joined by nine other societies in their joint comments and recommendations, which were sent to CMS.

 Anne Marie Hummel

FDA Delays Actions to Remove JUUL Products from the Market

September 10, 2021

FDA Delays Actions to Remove JUUL Products from the Market

We provide an update on the recent decision made by the FDA. Learn more.

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Advocates for Telehealth in Larger Medicare Package

September 9, 2021

AARC Advocates for Telehealth in Larger Medicare Package

AARC has reached out to the House and the Senate to advocate for including sections 303 and 304 of the CONNECT for Health Act as part of a larger healthcare package.

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Supports CMS’ Proposal to Expand Supplemental Oxygen Use

August 25, 2021

AARC Supports CMS’ Proposal to Expand Supplemental Oxygen Use

AARC, along with other pulmonary organizations, recently submitted joint comments CMS, in support of its proposed decision to expand coverage of supplemental oxygen use.

 Anne Marie Hummel

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