Articles tagged with: Advocacy

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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