Compassionate Care Act Would Promote Advanced Care Planning

On December 2, 2020, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reintroduced the Compassionate Care Act (S. 4945) to promote advance care planning and enhance end-of-life care. The legisltion provides for the creation of an infrastructure providing federal support for education of patients and providers, development of core end-of-life quality measures, and expansion of access to advance care…