Category: AARC

Members asked to support Telehealth Parity Act

The NSRC is assisting the AARC in advocating for Congressional support of the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act. This important legislation expands Medicare telehealth services to include respiratory therapists as telehealth practitioners and includes coverage of respiratory services and remote patient monitoring and training for patients with COPD.

Telehealth services are those that occur via an interactive telecommunications system that permits real-time communication between health care practitioners and patients or other health care providers who are at different locations.Read More

Virtual Lobby Week starts March 9

In anticipation of our DC Hill Advocacy Day (March 17-18), the AARC will be launching its Virtual Lobby Week (VLW) on Monday, March 9. NSRC members are encouraged to have as many RTs, RT students, friends, family, etc ...

Submit information for Summit Award by March 20

NSRC members are being asked to submit information about their activities for the AARC's 2015 Summit Award.

Information about continuing education credits, public awareness activities, legislative contacts is compiled and submitted by state chapters for AARC review, according to Jenny Bush, chair of the Summit Award Committee.Read More

AARC Science Journal updates Web site

Respiratory Care, the peer-reviewed science journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), has updated its Web site to include an online “digimag” format, a new “ePub ahead of print” feature, and full t ...

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