Hospice supporters have been pushing for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education Training Act since 2017. Defeated for the 3rd time December 2022.
- U.S. GOVERNMENT OF ACCOUNTABILITY
- MEDPAC CONGRESSIONAL ADVISORY PANEL ON MEDICARE SPENDING
- SENATE COMPREHENSIVE CARE CAUCAS
- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Palliative care is oriented toward people with chronic conditions, while hospice is geared toward people who are dying. Inappropriately connecting the two pushes patients down a path toward death long before they become terminal.