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Taskforce Led by Ron Pasewald Advances Interstate Compact for Respiratory Care

Key Takeaways:

  • Compact License Taskforce, Chaired by Ron Pasewald.
  • Department of Defense grant awarded in 2023, work begins January 2024.
  • The grant is administered from DOD through the Council of State Governments (CSG). CSG does not award direct funding as part of this assistance. In partnership with AARC and respiratory therapists’, CSG offers expertise over a two-year period to develop activities that will lead to an interstate compact.
  • The Council of State Government has established a
    ‘Technical Assistance Group’ comprising representatives from all areas of respiratory care to begin legislative drafting and strategies.

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