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Jeff Barnhard, CEO of Lincare, Named Chairman of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         June 11, 2024                                                                                                                                                  Washington, D.C. – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) – a coalition of the nation’s leading home respiratory therapy providers and manufacturing companies – recently named Jeff Barnhard, chief executive officer of Lincare, as Chairman of the Board. “It is a honor to serve as the…

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National Health Organizations Call on Congress to Support Life-Changing Oxygen Reform

News Release CONTACTS: Jill Dale | American Lung Association                                    P: 312-940-7001 M: 720-438-8289 E: Jill.Dale@Lung.org Ellen Almond | Council for Quality Respiratory Care                                          P: 202-271-0234 E: ealmond@schmidtpa.com WASHINGTON, DC – (June 4, 2024) – Yesterday, 30 leading patient, provider and professional organizations sent a letter to members of Congress calling for…

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CQRC PUSHES SOAR ACT AS PART OF HEARING 

HME News Staff Updated 9:22 AM CDT, Mon April 29, 2024 WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care submitted a statement highlighting the need for Medcare to standardize the process for determining medical necessity for home oxygen therapy as part of a recent congressional hearing on “Examining How Improper Payments Cost Taxpayers Billions and Weaken Medicare…

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CQRC Urges Medicare to Streamline and Standardize the Process for Demonstrating Patients’ Need for Supplemental Oxygen  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2024 CQRC Urges Medicare to Streamline and Standardize the Process for Demonstrating Patients’ Need for Supplemental Oxygen   Submitting statement to a recent House hearing on improper payments, CQRC highlighted the need for Medicare to standardize the process for determining medical necessity in order to safeguard patients’ access to care…

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