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Pending Legislation April 4 2022
(4/5/2022) 
Policy Update April 4, 2022 Hierarcy for Determining Healthcare Decisionmaker Supported Decisionmaking Advance Directive & Mental Health Remote Online Notaries ...
Pending Legislation April 4 2022


2022 CCCC Annual Summit
(4/4/2022) 
As we emerge from COVID, it’s important that we come together to reimage health care and the serious illness movement. The Annual Summit is a time to envision a “new normal” for palliative care....
2022 CCCC Annual Summit


Pending Legislation April 4 2022
(4/5/2022) 
Policy Update April 4, 2022 Hierarcy for Determining Healthcare Decisionmaker Supported Decisionmaking Advance Directive & Mental Health Remote Online Notaries ...
Pending Legislation April 4 2022


2022 CCCC Annual Summit
(4/4/2022) 
As we emerge from COVID, it’s important that we come together to reimage health care and the serious illness movement. The Annual Summit is a time to envision a “new normal” for palliative care....
2022 CCCC Annual Summit


New Office of the Patient Representative
(4/4/2022) 
California Health and Safety Code Section 1418.8 sets forth procedures skilled nursing facility (SNF) and intermediate care facilities (ICF) must follow when a resident lacks capacity to make their own healthcare decisions and does not have a ...
New Office of the Patient Representative


Progress on the POLST Registry and More
(1/25/2022) 
CCCC recently achieved a long-held goal to secure funding in the state budget to support a statewide POLST Registry and enhance the POLST ecosystem, but there is still a tremendous amount of work to be ...
Progress on the POLST Registry and More