S. 2748 - Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in… More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

S. 2748 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.
Other Titles
  • Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
  • Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
Sponsor
Tammy Baldwin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Education programs funding
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government information and archives
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Neurological disorders
  • Nursing
  • Research administration and funding
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Student aid and college costs
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Major Actions
Introduced4/05/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/05/2016
4/05/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
4/05/2016Introduced in Senate
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Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

35 organizations supported this bill

Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Association (2016, March 26). Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 8, 2016, from Alzheimer’s Association.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
VandeKieft, Gregg (2016, April 7). Advancing PCHETA: We Need YOU!. Retrieved April 8, 2016, from American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
American Academy of Pain Management
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (2016, April 6). Crucial Legislation Would Improve Quality of Life for Cancer Patients. Retrieved April 7, 2016, from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
American College of Surgeons
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Geriatrics Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Heart Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
American Stroke Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Association of Oncology Social Work
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Association of Professional Chaplains
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
C-Change
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Cancer Support Community
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Children's National Medical Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Colon Cancer Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
HealthCare Chaplaincy
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Lung Cancer Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Motion Picture & Television Fund
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
National Palliative Care Research Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Oncology Nursing Society
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Supportive Care Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.
Visiting Nurse Associations of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 8). PCHETA S. 2748 Support Letter. Retrieved August 8, 2016, from Association of Oncology Social Work.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$226,450$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$248,298$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$189,012$0
John BarrassoRWY$340,576$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$330,805$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,085$0
Roy BluntRMO$424,879$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$199,250$0
John BoozmanRAR$128,815$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$390,082$0
Richard BurrRNC$320,967$0
Maria CantwellDWA$79,483$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$163,558$0
Ben CardinDMD$363,609$0
Tom CarperDDE$100,400$0
Bob CaseyDPA$320,203$0
Bill CassidyRLA$919,032$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$124,509$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$210,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$68,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$290,567$0
John CornynRTX$447,129$0
Tom CottonRAR$268,224$0
Mike CrapoRID$101,352$0
Ted CruzRTX$285,473$0
Steve DainesRMT$87,550$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$82,724$0
Dick DurbinDIL$187,483$0
Mike EnziRWY$124,400$0
Joni ErnstRIA$30,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$60,722$0
Deb FischerRNE$89,989$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$182,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$132,937$0
Cory GardnerRCO$185,736$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$188,094$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$146,773$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$195,435$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$462,121$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$154,815$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$58,157$0
Dean HellerRNV$173,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$44,994$0
John HoevenRND$28,533$0
Jim InhofeROK$31,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$212,925$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$165,160$0
Tim KaineDVA$233,929$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$79,367$0
Mark KirkRIL$294,375$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$152,438$0
James LankfordROK$137,071$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$13,325$0
Mike LeeRUT$65,830$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$73,948$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$181,708$0
John McCainRAZ$122,215$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$265,620$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$652,951$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$249,660$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,564$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$65,450$0
Jerry MoranRKS$113,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$58,650$0
Chris MurphyDCT$210,903$0
Patty MurrayDWA$304,159$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$270,260$0
Rand PaulRKY$237,337$0
David PerdueRGA$129,950$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$199,600$0
Rob PortmanROH$375,291$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$94,425$0
Harry ReidDNV$192,050$0
Jim RischRID$25,650$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,014$0
Mike RoundsRSD$105,954$0
Marco RubioRFL$152,534$0
Bernie SandersIVT$44,621$0
Ben SasseRNE$155,791$0
Brian SchatzDHI$74,469$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$462,100$0
Tim ScottRSC$328,597$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$30,350$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$187,129$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$25,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,424$0
Dan SullivanRAK$44,657$0
Jon TesterDMT$192,867$0
John ThuneRSD$161,974$0
Thom TillisRNC$201,527$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$394,773$0
Tom UdallDNM$69,218$0
David VitterRLA$47,400$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$262,980$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$309,315$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$99,563$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$77,583$0
Ron WydenDOR$503,275$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$226,450$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$248,298$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$189,012$0
John BarrassoRWY$340,576$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$330,805$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,085$0
Roy BluntRMO$424,879$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$199,250$0
John BoozmanRAR$128,815$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$390,082$0
Richard BurrRNC$320,967$0
Maria CantwellDWA$79,483$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$163,558$0
Ben CardinDMD$363,609$0
Tom CarperDDE$100,400$0
Bob CaseyDPA$320,203$0
Bill CassidyRLA$919,032$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$20,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$124,509$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$210,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$68,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$290,567$0
John CornynRTX$447,129$0
Tom CottonRAR$268,224$0
Mike CrapoRID$101,352$0
Ted CruzRTX$285,473$0
Steve DainesRMT$87,550$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$82,724$0
Dick DurbinDIL$187,483$0
Mike EnziRWY$124,400$0
Joni ErnstRIA$30,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$60,722$0
Deb FischerRNE$89,989$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$182,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$132,937$0
Cory GardnerRCO$185,736$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$188,094$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$146,773$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$195,435$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$462,121$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$154,815$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$58,157$0
Dean HellerRNV$173,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$44,994$0
John HoevenRND$28,533$0
Jim InhofeROK$31,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$212,925$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$165,160$0
Tim KaineDVA$233,929$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$79,367$0
Mark KirkRIL$294,375$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$152,438$0
James LankfordROK$137,071$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$13,325$0
Mike LeeRUT$65,830$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$73,948$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$181,708$0
John McCainRAZ$122,215$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$265,620$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$652,951$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$249,660$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,564$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$65,450$0
Jerry MoranRKS$113,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$58,650$0
Chris MurphyDCT$210,903$0
Patty MurrayDWA$304,159$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$270,260$0
Rand PaulRKY$237,337$0
David PerdueRGA$129,950$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$199,600$0
Rob PortmanROH$375,291$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$94,425$0
Harry ReidDNV$192,050$0
Jim RischRID$25,650$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$207,014$0
Mike RoundsRSD$105,954$0
Marco RubioRFL$152,534$0
Bernie SandersIVT$44,621$0
Ben SasseRNE$155,791$0
Brian SchatzDHI$74,469$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$462,100$0
Tim ScottRSC$328,597$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$30,350$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$187,129$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$25,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,424$0
Dan SullivanRAK$44,657$0
Jon TesterDMT$192,867$0
John ThuneRSD$161,974$0
Thom TillisRNC$201,527$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$394,773$0
Tom UdallDNM$69,218$0
David VitterRLA$47,400$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$262,980$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$309,315$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$99,563$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$77,583$0
Ron WydenDOR$503,275$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Health care services$2,276,678
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Health care institutions$1,193,346
Nurses$1,040,021
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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