US COPD Coalition

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Jul
20

John Lewis – A Friend to the COPD Community

On July 17th, the COPD Community lost one of its best friends, Congressman John Lewis. We have all been aware of Congressman Lewis’ lifetime contributions to civil rights, as well as his service to our country as a Congressman representing Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. However, few are aware that he was a staunch supporter and advocate … Read more

Jul
3

USCC Honors Jamie Sullivan, MPH

Anyone who has been involved in the COPD community over the past decade knows our friend and colleague, Jamie Lamson Sullivan, MPH. Jamie has been a tireless advocate for COPD patients through her work with the Alpha-1 Foundation, the COPD Foundation, and the US COPD Coalition. Upon learning that Jamie has accepted a position as Director … Read more

Sep
7

USCC Joins Other Advocacy Groups in Letter to CMS

The U.S. COPD Coalition (USCC) has joined eighteen other medical professional and patient advocacy organizations in sending a joint letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The letter provides comments on CMS-1691-P, the proposed rule for the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program … Read more

Feb
4

TWO NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS JOIN DRIVE4COPD MOVEMENT

TWO NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS JOIN DRIVE4COPD MOVEMENT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF NATION’S FOURTH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH U.S. COPD Coalition and COPD Alliance Bring Policy Focus and Expertise Of More Than 320,000 Healthcare Professionals to Campaign Ridgefield, CT, March 11, 2011 – Health initiative DRIVE4COPD today announced that two of the most powerful COPD organizations in … Read more