US COPD Coalition



Webinar: International Survey Highlights Patient Opinions About Tobacco Industry Ownership of Pharmaceutical Companies

Join medical and scientific experts and patient representatives from the COPD Foundation and as they share survey results, highlight the patients’ voices, and discuss shared decision-making between provider and patient. Discover how the patient community views the tobacco industry’s ownership of pharma companies that create respiratory therapeutics. This virtual event is ideal for patients, family members, … Read more


Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD: A Review of Recent Literature

The US COPD Coalition was honored to feature Allison Cihla, MD, Medical Director of Intensive Care and Cardiopulmonary Services at Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood, WV, as she presented an excellent review of the latest literature on the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with COPD. Topics covered include: Learn about recent research in the field … Read more


“COVID-19: Info You Can Trust” Webinar

What is the latest COVID-19 update? What should I know about the new strain of the virus? What do I need to know before getting a vaccine? Where do I go for answers and information that I can trust? We are nearly a full year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and we now have a deluge of information … Read more


“Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices” Webinar

The US COPD Coalition was pleased to present our the webinar, “Updates to Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices“, which featured speakers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The webinar was broadcast live on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern. A recording of the webinar is now available for … Read more


“COPD and the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation”

The US COPD Coalition presented part two of our free webinar series on July 1, 2020 and the recording of the webinar is now available for viewing. The webinar, COPD and the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, focused on helping COPD patients understand COPD and how stay healthy as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more


“Coping with Stress in Difficult Times”

If you were unable to join the US COPD Coalition live for our webinar, Coping with Stress in Diffiicult Times, you can watch it in its entirety by clicking on the link below. We were pleased to have as our featured speaker Arpi Minassian, Ph.D. Dr. Minassian discussed stress and where it comes from, as well … Read more


Oxygen Webinars – Parts 1, 2, and 3

The US COPD Coalition recently hosted a series of three webinars addressing home oxygen issues. Click on the links below to access the individual webinars. Note that you will be required to register in order to view the webinars. Oxygen Webinar, Part 1 – Medicare and Oxygen Coverage (October 16, 2019) Oxygen Webinar, Part 2 – … Read more


Oxygen Webinar – Part 3 Recording Now Available

The U.S. COPD Coalition presented the third and final installment of our oxygen webinar series on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The recording of the webinar is now available for viewing (see the link below). Our first webinar in October featured officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), who provided information intended to … Read more


Supplemental Oxygen Systems Webinar Recording Available for Viewing

If you were unable to attend the US COPD Coalition’s webinar, “Supplemental Oxygen Systems”, which was broadcast live on November 22, 2019, you can now view it in its entirety. This special webinar was devoted to addressing questions and concerns that were submitted as part of our October webinar on supplemental oxygen (you can view … Read more


Medicare and Oxygen Webinar Recording

The US COPD Coalition’s webinar, “Medicare and Oxygen” was broadcast on October 16, 2019. The broadcast featured Tangita Daramola, the Competitive Acquisition Ombudsman for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as Cindy White, a Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor (DME MAC) and Dr. Jessica Whitley, who spoke about CMS’ Immediate … Read more