Every day 1.5 million Americans depend upon home respiratory therapy to maintain a high quality of life while receiving the health care treatments they need.

These therapies provide the freedom for those who rely upon them to remain in their own homes and lead fulfilling lives.


Discover how the bipartisan SOAR Act -- led by Senators Cassidy, Warner and Klobuchar, and Representatives Valadao, Brownley, Bucshon, and Smith -- is poised to revolutionize oxygen accessibility for Medicare patients.

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Recent News

CQRC is a leader in the home respiratory community, helping to protect and define the future of cost-effective, high quality home respiratory therapy care for all Americans. It is important to keep our members, the press, and the public informed on important issues that impact home respiratory therapy.

Contributor: Profit Over People—Medicare Advantage Plans Are Denying Vital NIV Therapy Coverage

April 15, 2024 Jhon Vargas Opinion A longtime respiratory therapist calls for reform of Medicare Advantage in light of denials of coverage for patients who need non-invasive ventilation. Jhon Vargas | Image provided by author In my 25 years as a respiratory therapist, I have been proud to help seniors and people with disabilities get…


Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor Updated 8:51 AM CDT, Fri April 12, 2024 WASHINGTON – The fact that the HME industry, physician groups and patient groups are all in alignment on what needs to be done to fix the Medicare oxygen benefit should help to propel a new bill forward, says Dan Starck, interim chair of…

Industry Voices—Congress must pass legislation to reform Medicare’s supplemental oxygen program

FIERCE Healthcare By Dan Starck Apr 3, 2024, 5:00 pm Nationwide, an estimated 1.5 million Americans rely on supplemental oxygen to help treat and manage a range of respiratory and pulmonary conditions and disorders, from severe asthma and pneumonia to sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis. That’s why recent challenges in the availability and delivery…

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Please send a letter to your lawmakers in Congress today asking them to urge Medicare to extend Medicare flexibilities beyond the PHE and adopt a clear, standardized template for establishing medical necessity for home oxygen therapies.

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