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Webinar: Introducing The Palliative Care Payers Toolkit: How Payers Are Supporting Palliative CareIntroducing the Palliative Care Payers Toolkit:
How Payers are Supporting Palliative Care

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Noon to 1 p.m.

CEs: $25
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Over the last year, the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)—in partnership with the National Business Group on Health and the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF)—has been working on an initiative program with payers and providers to describe the ways in which payers are supporting palliative care for their members with serious illness. The result of this effort is the development of a toolkit entitled, “Improving the Care of Serious Illness through Innovative Payer-Provider Partnerships,” available for free download at

This webinar, presented by CAPC in June, introduces the toolkit and reviews a “payer strategies framework” which categorizes the innovations happening in the field. This session is intended to help create a better understanding of the mechanisms by which payers can support palliative care principles and practices.

This webinar is co-sponsored by CHCF and is offered free of charge to both CCCC members and nonmembers.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and better understand the many ways that payers can support palliative care
  • Identify specific examples of innovative programs or products that payers have implemented to improve access to palliative care
  • Develop strategies to form a payer-provider partnership focused on palliative care


Emily Warner, JD, Senior Policy Analyst
Center to Advance Palliative Care, New York

Full attendance at the live webinar is a prerequisite for receiving professional continuing education credit. Attendees must provide their professional license number when registering and complete an online survey within 30 days following the webinar to receive a certificate of attendance.

Nursing: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15403, for one (1) contact hour.

Social Work: This course meets the qualifications for one (1) hour of continuing education credit for MFTs and /or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #PCE 4576).

Certified Chaplains: This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.

Cancellations must be made in writing no later than three (3) business days prior to the webinar, faxed to (888) 789-9475 or emailed, to receive a full refund. No refunds will be made after this date. Substitutions are encouraged and can be made by calling (916) 489-2222.

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