US COPD Coalition

Aimee Bulthuis

Dec
15

Virtual Member Meeting December 15th

Join us for the next U.S. COPD Coalition Virtual Member Meeting! Thursday, December 15, 20164:00pm-5:00pm EST Join U.S. COPD Coalition members and partners for a virtual meeting to discuss critical issues in lung health policy, including a presentation on the Long Term Oxygen Treatment Trial results from Dr. Robert Wise, the lead investigator for the … Read more

Nov
8

November is COPD Awareness Month

NOVEMBER IS COPD AND ALPHA-1 AWARENESS MONTH! November marks COPD Awareness Month and Alpha-1 Awareness Month – a unique opportunity for our community to join together to educate the public about a disease that affects 300 million people worldwide. Coalition members are celebrating COPD Awareness Month and World COPD Day on November 16th by fanning … Read more

Oct
19

Virtual Member Meeting October 20th

Join us for the next U.S. COPD Coalition Virtual Member Meeting! Thursday, October 20th, 20163:30pm-5:00pm EST Join U.S. COPD Coalition members and partners for a virtual meeting to discuss critical issues in lung health policy, including a presentation on the COPD National Action Plan from Dr. Tony Punturieri, Program Director in the Division of Lung … Read more

Sep
11

New CMS Claims About Competitive Bidding Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the following announcement on September 8th, the latest in their series of media releases that reinforce their claims that the Competitive Bidding Program has had no negative impact on beneficiary access to Durable Medical Equipment (DME). Several treatments used by COPD patients fall under the Competitive … Read more

Sep
11

AARC to Hold the Second Respiratory Patient Advocacy Summit

US COPD Coalition member organization, American Association for Respiratory Care, is holding the second Respiratory Patient Summit on October 14th in San Antonio, Texas. This free event is for patients with chronic respiratory conditions and caregivers who know that it’s essential for medical professionals and patients to communicate, share information, and join together to achieve the … Read more