On July 10, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) reintroduced the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), a bill that seeks to increase, improve and sustain the palliative care and hospice workforce. The bi-partisan bill would strengthen training for providers involved in palliative care, including physicians and palliative care instructors, to give patients and their families a voice in their care and treatment goals. It also increases research on palliative care and provides academic and career awards to incentivize palliative and hospice care practice and study.

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