Articles tagged with: Advocacy

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.

 

CMS Expands Telehealth | Where are Respiratory Therapists?

August 6, 2020

CMS Expands Telehealth | Where are Respiratory Therapists?

This article discusses the recent changes CMS has made to expand telehealth and how these decisions will directly impact respiratory therapists.

 

AARC Mourns Loss of American Icon, Hero, and Friend to Respiratory Care

July 21, 2020

AARC Mourns Loss of American Icon, Hero, and Friend to Respiratory Care

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 »

 

CMS Confirms RTs Can Furnish Telehealth During the Pandemic

July 9, 2020

CMS Confirms RTs Can Furnish Telehealth During the Pandemic

The AARC has received confirmation from CMS that allows RTs to give telehealth services to patients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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