End-of-Life Care Bill Introduced in Senate to Create National, Uniform Standards

A Senate bill recognizing the importance of numerous end-of-life care issues was introduced at the end of January by Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.V.). The Advance Planning and Compassionate Care Act of 2007 (S. 464) would create a collaborative effort between several prominent government agencies, with the goal of developing standards for assessing end-of-life…