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Jun 17 2016

Momentum Building for Federal Legislation in Support of Digital Advance Care Planning

A standing-room only crowd on Capitol Hill saw something rare in Washington -- both Houses of Congress, members from both parties, think tanks from the left and the right, and a technology company came together to support bipartisan legislation. The Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act is supported by legislators from both parties in both the House and the Senate.

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Nov 25 2015

Senate, House Bills on Advance Care Plans Represent Significant Step Forward

In a major step forward in the ongoing effort to empower consumers to have their voices heard in their healthcare, last week, Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-Tenn.) led the simultaneous introduction in both Houses of Congress of bipartisan legislation incentivizing digital advance care planning. The legislation encourages individuals to provide clear guidance to their medical providers and family members about their healthcare decisions.

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American College of Emergency Physicians American Nurses Association Bill Cassidy Chris Collins Chris Coons Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Diane Black Hospice Foundation of America Mike Thompson Peter Welch Third Way