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Bill marries respiratory therapy, telehealth to improve care

May 10, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would elevate the role of registered respiratory therapists—a recognition that is “long overdue,” says the American Association for Respiratory Care.H.R. 2508, known as The BREATHE Act, would establish a three-year pilot program allowing RTs, under the supervision of a physician,to provide certain telehealth services to beneficiaries with COPD."The AARC is very excited with the introduction of the BREATHE Act,”...

American Association for Respiratory Care., BREATHE Act

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