Articles tagged with: Advocacy

AARC Works to Reform Access to Supplemental Oxygen

August 11, 2022

AARC Works to Reform Access to Supplemental Oxygen

AARC and other groups came together and crafted the “Pillars of Oxygen Reform.” These Pillars address how Congressional leaders could reform oxygen billing and reimbursement to enhance patient access.

 

Treating Smoking in Cancer Patients: An Essential Component of Cancer Care

August 2, 2022

Treating Smoking in Cancer Patients: An Essential Component of Cancer Care

Tobacco Control Monograph #23 has released. This series provides scientific reviews of tobacco use to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality.

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Payment Updates Impacting Respiratory Care

July 20, 2022

Payment Updates Impacting Respiratory Care

This is the time of year when CMS releases proposed payment rates and policies for the upcoming calendar year for services paid under the physician fee schedule and the hospital outpatient prospective payment system. These rules often include policies that impact respiratory care.

 

Understanding Changes to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

June 22, 2022

Understanding Changes to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Read and learn more about recent changes to Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Stay in the know for your patients.

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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.

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Passing the Torch: AARC’s Longtime Advocacy Leader Retires, Welcomes New VP

June 10, 2022

Passing the Torch: AARC’s Longtime Advocacy Leader Retires, Welcomes New VP

With Anne Marie Hummel upcoming retirement, the AARC welcomes Miriam O'Day as the new Senior VP of Government Affairs.

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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.

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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.

 

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Celebrating Our Past
Building Our Future

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