Articles tagged with: Advocacy

AARC Urges Governors to Keep Licensure Waivers

November 3, 2021

AARC Urges Governors to Keep Licensure Waivers

The AARC is hopeful that such a strong showing of support will encourage Governors to continue the flexibilities granted to meet the demand of health care professional shortages.

 

RTs Recognized in House Resolution

October 27, 2021

RTs Recognized in House Resolution

The AARC is proud to announce the introduction of a bipartisan resolution by Representative Jamie Raskin to recognize the significant contributions respiratory therapists have made during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

FDA Gives First Ever Authorization of Certain E-Cigarettes

October 14, 2021

FDA Gives First Ever Authorization of Certain E-Cigarettes

The FDA actions in denying the legal marketing of certain e-cigarettes and vaping products, the agency announced on October 12 its first ever authorization of three e-cigarette products.

 

Compact  Licensure for Respiratory Therapists

October 7, 2021

Compact Licensure for Respiratory Therapists

We’ve heard your comments loud and clear, and for that reason the AARC has spent several months researching the issue to gain a better understanding of what is involved in the process.

 

AARC Co-Signs Letter to Director of Center for Medicare and Medicaid

September 30, 2021

AARC Co-Signs Letter to Director of Center for Medicare and Medicaid

The AARC joined 64 other organizations in signing a letter that they hope will while encourage greater transparency, communication, and collaboration with healthcare stakeholders.

 

Big Tobacco Buys Inhalation Drug/Device Manufacturer

September 17, 2021

Big Tobacco Buys Inhalation Drug/Device Manufacturer

The AARC joins forces with several US based companies to reach out to a multitude of UK officials to warn of the harms of the decision.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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