We are very pleased to have our BREATHE Act, H.R. 2508, introduced on May 2, 2019. This legislation is a 3-year pilot that allows respiratory therapists to furnish disease management services, such as self-management education and training, demonstration / evaluation of proper inhaler techniques, smoking cessation and remote patient monitoring to Medicare beneficiaries with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
200 Advocates sent over 900 messages to Congress. Two asks – cosponsor the BREATHE Act and direct the Medicare Administrator to monitor patient access to liquid oxygen for those whose lives depend on it.
Tell Congress to Co-Sponsor the BREATHE Act and Protect Patient Access to Liquid Oxygen. As we kick off our 2019 Virtual Lobby Campaign prior to our Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill April 9, we have two important messages for Congressional leaders. Please take action today and help spread the word through April 10!
The AARC kicks off today their 2018 Virtual Lobby Campaign! The aim is to gain support in Congress for a telehealth pilot focused solely on respiratory therapists (RT) as telehealth practitioners. This program will give us the chance to gather information on both the health impact and costs associated with these services. It will also […]