April 12, 2016
This week Larry Johnson, MSRC BOD member is in Washington DC representing the respiratory profession for the great state of Mississippi. He is also giving support the HR 2948, The Medicare Telehealth Paritiy Act that would provide remote patient monitoring, training, clinical observation, assessment and treatment, and include RCP’s in these services. “So while you might not walk the halls of congress your voice can still be heard…”
Thank you, Larry for representing us so well! Larry does not get paid to represent us in Washington. He is a full time Respiratory Director in Jackson, MS.
Left to Right:
Anne Marie Hemell – AARC Lobbyist
Frank Salvatore – President of AARC
Congressman Greg Harper
Larry Johnson – MSRC PACT Representative
Please read this notice regarding The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act.
This bill expands Medicare telehealth services to INCLUDE RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS! This bill will give our pulmonary patients access to Respiratory Therapists as well as provide therapists the ability to interact with patients in an interactive telecommunications systems. Go to http://capwiz.com/aarc/issues/alert/?alertid=64117951
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State Medical Response System (SMRS) EXPO
Wednesday, May 9-13, 2016
- Drugs of Misuse/Abuse: Past and Present
- Pediatric Specific Medical Education
- Triage Tuesday
- Basic Disaster Life Support
- Advanced Disaster Life Support
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