Articles tagged with: Advocacy

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.

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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.

 

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.

 

Advocacy Has A New Look

March 2, 2022

Advocacy Has A New Look

There's a new addition to our advocacy page that highlights the work the AARC has done with federal policies.

 

2022 Update to Coding Guidelines for Respiratory and Pulmonary Services

February 10, 2022

2022 Update to Coding Guidelines for Respiratory and Pulmonary Services

The Advocacy and Government Affairs staff has compiled Coding Guidelines as a resource for the most common respiratory billing procedures.

 

Help Remove Non-Clinical Oxygen Concentrators from Online Purchase

February 10, 2022

Help Remove Non-Clinical Oxygen Concentrators from Online Purchase

The COPD Foundation seeks your support in a petition addressed to Amazon, eBay, Facebook, to remove low-cost devices marketed as oxygen concentrations.

 

AARC Advocates for Expansion of Virtual Pulmonary Rehab Services

February 3, 2022

AARC Advocates for Expansion of Virtual Pulmonary Rehab Services

We discuss recent developments to expand virtual pulmonary rehab services for patients and how it impacts respiratory therapists.

 

2021 Year-End AARC Advocacy Update

December 21, 2021

2021 Year-End AARC Advocacy Update

This summary is a snapshot of some of AARC’s noteworthy advocacy efforts during 2021. We are committed to working with other pulmonary and patient groups to promote the value of respiratory therapists

 

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.

 

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