NAHC Advocacy: Progress on Critical Hospice Issue

NAHC staffers are constantly working to advance the interests of home care and hospice providers and patients, by working directly with policymakers and exploring every avenue to improve access to quality care in the home. Here is a summary of recent progress made on critical advocacy issues.

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA)

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) has picked up six new cosponsors since July 1st on the Senate side S. 4260:

  1. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  2. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)
  3. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  4. Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)
  5. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  6. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW! GO HERE to ask your elected representatives to support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act.

NAHC thanks everyone listed above for supporting common-sense legislation to make the home the center of American health care once again. If any of the legislators listed above represent your district or if you have a relationship with them, we urge you to make your appreciation known. We want to ensure that we aren’t just asking for their support but we are appreciating it and showing that appreciation as well.

“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently.”

Thank you for advocating for home care and hospice!