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The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) would expand opportunities for interdisciplinary education and training in palliative care, inform patients and health professionals about the benefits of palliative care and the services available to support patients with serious illness, and direct funding toward palliative care research to strengthen clinical practice and health care delivery. Access a bill summary.
PCHETA enjoys broad support from more than 50 national organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the American Geriatrics Society, the Association for Clinical Oncology, the American Academy of PAs, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the National Alliance for Caregiving, the Association of Professional Chaplains, and the Catholic Health Association of the United States.