Articles tagged with: Advocacy

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

February 11, 2021

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

AARC reaches back out to the telehealth workgroup to help insure RTs are included in the CONNECT act when it is reintroduced.

 

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

February 3, 2021

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

The AARC has recently joined over 100 organizations to support the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project.

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AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

January 27, 2021

AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

The AARC discusses their approval and advocacy for respiratory therapist to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

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End-of-Year Legislative Package from U.S. Congress

December 23, 2020

End-of-Year Legislative Package from U.S. Congress

An end-of-year legislative has been announced and it includes multiple items that affect the respiratory therapy community.

 

AARC Reaches Out to the Biden/Harris Team

December 22, 2020

AARC Reaches Out to the Biden/Harris Team

The AARC sent a letter to the Biden/Harris administration to implore them to include a respiratory therapist on their COVID-19 advisory team.

 

Advance Practice Respiratory Therapist Legislation Introduced in Ohio

December 10, 2020

Advance Practice Respiratory Therapist Legislation Introduced in Ohio

A bill was introduced in Ohio to license the practice of Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapists. See what all the bill includes.

 

AARC Advocacy Comes in Many Forms

November 4, 2020

AARC Advocacy Comes in Many Forms

The AARC highlights some of their collaboration with different organizations to help advocate for the profession.

 

Calendar Year 2021 Updates for Physician and Hospital Outpatient Services

October 21, 2020

Calendar Year 2021 Updates for Physician and Hospital Outpatient Services

The CMS recently provided an update explaining their new proposed rules. The AARC invites you to add your comments.

 

AARC Part of Technical Expert Panel on Home Mechanical Ventilation

October 14, 2020

AARC Part of Technical Expert Panel on Home Mechanical Ventilation

CMS has updated their views on bi-level CPAP, and noninvasive ventilators in individuals with respiratory failure due to COPD.

 

The Future of Telehealth

September 2, 2020

The Future of Telehealth

Telehealth has been on the radar for quite some time, but with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic the need has become more apparant.