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Arizona Society of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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Congratulations to John Tossel - ASCVPR President!

11/6/2021 - Congratulations to John Tossel as he advances from President-elect to the ASCVPR President Board Position! Learn more about John on the 'Board Members' page.



Thanks for joining the ASCVPR Fall Virtual Meeting

Thanks to all who joined us for the ASCVPR Fall Meeting (Virtual) on November 6, 2021, from 9:00-11:30. 

We will send a CE Certificate to those who attended when available from the AACVPR.


CEU Update for April 17th Conference

As of August 14th - we are still waiting for the CEUs to be sent from our national organization for our conference held on April 17th. Once we receive the CE Certificates they will be sent by Whitney Gil. Thank you for your continued patience!


Take Steps to Advocate Now

SOS: Sustaining Outpatient Services Act mandates implementation of regulations that create specific financial thresholds, so that any hospital off-campus services, such as CR, PR, and SET programs, would be exempt from reduced reimbursement requirements for off-campus outpatient services and would be reimbursed according to hospital outpatient payment, not the Physician Fee Schedule, as is currently the case.

Your federal legislators need to hear this message directly from you, so that they will join in support of the bill. To contact your lawmakers, simply fill out your information on the form found on this linked page and you will be connected directly to your US Representative and US Senators with a pre-loaded message to send.

Please click the button to the right to fill in the online letter to your legislator.

Phase 3 Virtual Pilot Program Looking for Volunteers!

A Phase 3 Virtual Cardiac Rehab Pilot Program is looking for volunteers. Click button below to learn more about on this exciting program!

ASCVPR Held its 1st online conference on 10/17/2020

We had our first online quarterly conference on October 17th.  Thanks to those who attended and to the sponsors for this event - Pritikin, ScottCare, and Author-Marilyn Klingler. CEs will be sent via e-mail to those who attended when available.  

Is your Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehab Program opening soon?

See 'Returning with Care' recommendations and resources to consider that are available on the AACVPR Website.

Health Policy & Reimbursement Updates News - 6/4/2020

Visit our News & Updates page for the latest news from AACVPR on Health Policy & Reimbursement Updates


Click link below to watch this video from Pritikin about Intensive Cardiac Rehab and testimonials from patients.


Check out the pictures from the 2020 Day on the Hill!

Holly and Janelle went to Washington, DC to participate on the Day on the Hill event and help our legislators to understand the importance of US House Bill HR 4838. See pictures from their trip here.

ASCVPR's Mission

ASCVPR's mission is to support cardiovascular, pulmonary, and preventive medicine professionals while promoting quality patient care.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to foster and promote the interchange of ideas, mutual support of the development of cardiovascular and pulmonary, and preventive medicine professionals.

We are...

We are a Joint Affiliate of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) organization.


Who can join?

Any health care and/or rehabilitation professional who has an interest in or whose work involves cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and or preventive medicine is welcome to join AACVPR/ASCVPR.