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CQRC applauds committee’s approval of oxygen bill

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09/10/2020

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care commended the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for passing H.R. 8158.

CQRC taps Teufel as new chairman

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07/16/2020

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care has named Crispin Teufel as chairman of the board.

CQRC to CMS: Help providers do their jobs

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03/30/2020

I am writing on behalf of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) to highlight how our members—the home oxygen, sleep, and ventilation therapy suppliers and manufacturers–are prepared to help during the COVID-19 emergency when patients diagnosed with th

CQRC asks CMS for concessions to protect access during coronavirus outbreak

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03/13/2020

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care has asked CMS to pay for home respiratory equipment, supplies and services for patient with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.

CQRC sends letter to Verma on vents

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12/06/2018

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care has sent a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma expressing its “serious reservations” with the proposal to include home ventilators in the competitive bidding program.

Starck: ‘Patients aren’t getting prescribed oxygen’

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08/09/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Home oxygen therapy has been hit especially hard by competitive bidding, so CMS’s plans to retool its program are encouraging, says Dan Starck, chairman of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care.

In brief: CQRC urges passage of bid-delay, Vertess closes three deals

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11/18/2016

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care this week urged lawmakers to pass legislation that would delay steep cuts to reimbursement for home oxygen.

CQRC urges passages of bid-delay

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11/18/2016

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care this week urged lawmakers to pass legislation that would delay steep cuts to reimbursement for home oxygen.

CQRC turns up the heat

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10/14/2016

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care, a coalition of home oxygen providers and manufacturers, has always taken an active role with CMS and on Capitol Hill, says Chairman Dan Starck.

In brief: Report raises concerns, court pressures HHS

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09/23/2016

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers should heed the findings of a new report that raises concerns about the roll out of competitive bidding rates nationwide, says The Council for Quality Respiratory Care.

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