Ask Your Senators to Support PCHETA
Help expand workforce, awareness and research in palliative care
Contact your U.S. Senators and help build momentum for PCHETA, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act!
Ask your lawmakers in the U.S. Senate to cosponsor this critical bipartisan legislation (S. 4260). Simply input your contact information in the form below, and click the "Instructions" tab to get started. You can write your own message or draw from suggested talking points to craft your e-mail. If any of your legislators is already a PCHETA cosponsor, a thank-you message will be generated so you can express appreciation and ask that they urge leadership to advance the bill.
PCHETA would expand opportunities for interdisciplinary education and training in palliative care, including through new education centers and career incentive awards for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and other health professionals. The bill would also implement an awareness campaign, to inform patients and healthcare providers about the benefits of palliative care and hospice and the services available to support individuals with serious illness, as well as 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 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.