October 21, 2020
The CMS recently provided an update explaining their new proposed rules. The AARC invites you to add your comments.
October 14, 2020
CMS has updated their views on bi-level CPAP, and noninvasive ventilators in individuals with respiratory failure due to COPD.
September 2, 2020
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.
August 6, 2020
This article discusses the recent changes CMS has made to expand telehealth and how these decisions will directly impact respiratory therapists.
July 21, 2020
U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) died Friday, July 17 at the age of 80. Turning from activist to lawmaker, Lewis spent his life working to make our lives better. His dedication to advocating for the rights of minorities started young. He took part as an architect of and a keynote speaker at the historic March... Read more »
July 9, 2020
The AARC has received confirmation from CMS that allows RTs to give telehealth services to patients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 15, 2020
The CMS has removed vents from competitive bidding. This is a huge win in the world of respiratory therapy, read more about this good news.
March 4, 2020
#AARCLobby begins second campaign of the year to advocate for pulmonary rehab and to fight against the youth tobacco epidemic.
February 5, 2020
Our first #AARCLobby TAKE ACTION campaign for 2020 kicks off Monday, Feb. 10 and runs through Friday, Feb. 14. Now is the time to contact your elected officials regarding the CONNECT Act and SMART Act. Telehealth is Still a Priority The House and Senate have introduced identical versions of the CONNECT (Creating Opportunities Now for... Read more »
January 29, 2020
The AARC advocates each day to support the profession, and we encourage RTs all over the U.S. to join in the effort. We checked in with Terri Lesser, RRT, for her take on the importance and value of advocacy. Have an Advocacy Agenda Terri Lesser, RRT, graduated from Washburn University in May 1989 and has... Read more »