Policy Support for Palliative Care Options

Thursday, April 21, 2016: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
National Harbor 12 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Jonathan Keyserling, JD, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VA
Recent proposals by CMS and Congress point toward growing support for palliative care programs. This session will explore and tie them together to show the direction that government is moving and how hospice and palliative care programs can plan for the future.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe recent proposals by CMS and Congress supporting palliative care programs
2. Discuss strategies for offering palliative care programs based on government priorities
3. Identify resources to support organizations in their efforts to provide palliative care programs

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker