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  • Homeless person in Santa Monica. Photo: Lisa Newton, Flickr

    When Goals of Care are not enough

    UCLA program provides advance care planning and hospice to Santa Monica homeless community The scenario below, based on a real-life case, is only an example of the challenges that face healthcare practitioners as ...
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  • National Academy of Medicine meeting in May 2016

    Assessing progress on the ‘Dying in America’ report

    California’s efforts around advance care planning and palliative care received national attention at a meeting hosted by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2016. A joint report by ...
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  • Patient Quality of Life Coalition

    PCHETA: Federal legislation in support of palliative care

    The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is been an active participant in the federal Patient Quality of Life Coalition (PQLC), which has been working to educate federal legislators about the importance ...
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  • Medi-Cal

    Medi-Cal reimburses for advance care planning

    In another significant step forward to normalize and support advance care planning conversations—and a win for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California—Medi-Cal is following Medicare’s lead by using codes to allow billing ...
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