Decoding the Alphabet Soup of Medical Decision Making

Posted April 16th, 2018

April 16th is National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD). This day focuses its efforts on increasing knowledge of medical decision making and advance care planning. Advance care planning includes living wills and health care power of attorney or surrogate decision maker. These documents are important for EVERYONE to have. Not just older people or those […]

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Five Things to Know about Medicare and Advance Care Planning

Posted November 17th, 2015

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. In a major shift in policy, the federal government announced last week that Medicare will begin to cover visits with healthcare providers to discuss end of life care and advance care planning. This represents a big change in the practice, policy, and process of discussing end of […]