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AARC Take Action Campaign
Monday, April 25, 2022, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, May 04, 2022, 11:59 PM EST
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Ask Congress to Support Respiratory Therapists!

The American Association for Respiratory Care is a strong advocate for respiratory therapists, the respiratory care profession, and patients who suffer from chronic respiratory disease.

For our 2022 advocacy campaign, the AARC supports legislation that improves patient access to pulmonary rehabilitation services and to respiratory therapists who are experts in providing education and exercise that are essential components of the program. In addition to individuals diagnosed with moderate, severe, and very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the Medicare program has extended coverage of pulmonary rehabilitation services to include individuals who have had confirmed or suspected COVID-19 and experience persistent symptoms that include respiratory dysfunction for a least 4 weeks. Now, more than ever, it is important that we improve access and utilization of these vital programs.

For more information on these legislative initiatives and to TAKE ACTION by contacting Congress, CLICK HERE or text AARCVLC22 to 52886. Your participation and support for AARC activities can make a difference!