Support the 'Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act'
Virtual Lobby Week
March 4th-11th 2013
Your 2013 MSRC Political Advocacy Contact Team (PACT) is heading to Capitol Hill and we need your support!
On Tuesday, March 12th, Jeremy Bainbridge, Laurie Niemer and Teena Culhane will be representing the RT's and patients with lung disease of Michigan by meeting with representatives from both Senate offices and all 14 Congressional offices in support of our 2013 initiative, the 'Medicare Respiratory Therapist Act'. This legislation would allow qualified RT's to provide 'pulmonary self-management education and training services' to Medicare beneficiaries with a diagnosis of COPD (chronic bronchitis/emphysema), asthma, pulmonary hypertension, cystic and pulmonary fibrosis, in the physician practice setting.
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