S. 693 - Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Health. 115th Congress (2017-2018) 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. 693 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

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
  • 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
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/22/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/22/2017
3/22/2017Introduced in Senate
3/22/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $104,868 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $295,723 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $694,718 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $674,261 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $394,464 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $740,031 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $556,341 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $371,951 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $768,224 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $870,341 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $820,008 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $1,514,128 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $229,084 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $246,658 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $970,966 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $830,418 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $373,728 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $704,908 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $592,285 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $447,075 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $866,085 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,205,563 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $762,092 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $1,241,859 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $294,473 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $311,762 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $876,749 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $790,952 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $402,876 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $698,834 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $667,396 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $377,884 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $856,685 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $978,554 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $595,534 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $850,672 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $89,630 Against $0

Votes

    40 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

    40 organizations support this bill

    Alzheimer's Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Academy of Pain Management
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American College of Surgeons
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Geriatrics Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Heart Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Psychosocial Oncology Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Association of Oncology Social Work
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Association of Professional Chaplains
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    C-Change
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Cambia Health Solutions
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Cancer Support Community
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Center to Advance Palliative Care
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Children's National Medical Center
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Colon Cancer Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    HealthCare Chaplaincy
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Lung Cancer Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Motion Picture & Television Fund
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Alliance for Caregiving
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Association of Social Workers
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Banach, Edo (2017, March 29). Support Letter for PCHETA. Retrieved April 3, 2017, from National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
    National Palliative Care Research Center
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National Patient Advocate Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    National POLST Paradigm
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Oncology Nursing Society
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Prevent Cancer Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    St. Baldrick’s Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Supportive Care Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.
    Visiting Nurse Associations of America
    Undersigned organizations (2017, March 23). RE: Support for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). Retrieved April 19, 2017, from Oncology Nursing Society.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$286,450$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$202,562$0
    John BarrassoRWY$382,076$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$421,705$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$196,085$0
    Roy BluntRMO$477,379$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$212,550$0
    John BoozmanRAR$140,315$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$440,597$0
    Richard BurrRNC$392,217$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$89,483$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$198,558$0
    Ben CardinDMD$409,209$0
    Tom CarperDDE$154,900$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$425,803$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$960,913$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$150,509$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$258,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$112,243$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$381,723$0
    John CornynRTX$496,129$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$128,873$0
    Tom CottonRAR$285,924$0
    Mike CrapoRID$166,852$0
    Ted CruzRTX$303,773$0
    Steve DainesRMT$111,650$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$104,724$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$330,365$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$251,933$0
    Mike EnziRWY$143,400$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$38,665$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,722$0
    Deb FischerRNE$133,639$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$218,900$0
    Al FrankenDMN$148,077$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$208,736$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$215,844$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$186,073$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$243,885$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$131,435$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$121,694$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$590,371$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$194,565$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$91,157$0
    Dean HellerRNV$232,500$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$60,994$0
    John HoevenRND$44,303$0
    Jim InhofeROK$45,600$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$298,075$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$204,925$0
    Tim KaineDVA$251,179$0
    John KennedyRLA$58,200$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$103,617$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$171,438$0
    James LankfordROK$169,571$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$23,325$0
    Mike LeeRUT$86,580$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$113,198$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$215,808$0
    John McCainRAZ$149,665$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$281,370$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$765,101$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$268,610$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$151,714$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$132,900$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$94,400$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$243,428$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$402,141$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$349,998$0
    Rand PaulRKY$255,157$0
    David PerdueRGA$173,100$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$367,900$0
    Rob PortmanROH$465,041$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$108,175$0
    Jim RischRID$46,150$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$236,264$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$123,154$0
    Marco RubioRFL$180,674$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$44,621$0
    Ben SasseRNE$191,491$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$112,619$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$596,450$0
    Tim ScottRSC$506,597$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$238,679$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$55,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$491,624$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$51,157$0
    Jon TesterDMT$230,167$0
    John ThuneRSD$214,474$0
    Thom TillisRNC$208,777$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$511,623$0
    Tom UdallDNM$98,218$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$613,219$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$387,680$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$321,787$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$119,813$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$94,458$0
    Ron WydenDOR$651,825$0
    Todd YoungRIN$243,233$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$286,450$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$202,562$0
    John BarrassoRWY$382,076$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$421,705$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$196,085$0
    Roy BluntRMO$477,379$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$212,550$0
    John BoozmanRAR$140,315$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$440,597$0
    Richard BurrRNC$392,217$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$89,483$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$198,558$0
    Ben CardinDMD$409,209$0
    Tom CarperDDE$154,900$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$425,803$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$960,913$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$150,509$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$258,450$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$112,243$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$381,723$0
    John CornynRTX$496,129$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$128,873$0
    Tom CottonRAR$285,924$0
    Mike CrapoRID$166,852$0
    Ted CruzRTX$303,773$0
    Steve DainesRMT$111,650$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$104,724$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$330,365$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$251,933$0
    Mike EnziRWY$143,400$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$38,665$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,722$0
    Deb FischerRNE$133,639$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$218,900$0
    Al FrankenDMN$148,077$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$208,736$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$215,844$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$186,073$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$243,885$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$131,435$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$121,694$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$590,371$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$194,565$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$91,157$0
    Dean HellerRNV$232,500$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$60,994$0
    John HoevenRND$44,303$0
    Jim InhofeROK$45,600$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$298,075$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$204,925$0
    Tim KaineDVA$251,179$0
    John KennedyRLA$58,200$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$103,617$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$171,438$0
    James LankfordROK$169,571$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$23,325$0
    Mike LeeRUT$86,580$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$113,198$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$215,808$0
    John McCainRAZ$149,665$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$281,370$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$765,101$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$268,610$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$151,714$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$132,900$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$94,400$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$243,428$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$402,141$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$349,998$0
    Rand PaulRKY$255,157$0
    David PerdueRGA$173,100$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$367,900$0
    Rob PortmanROH$465,041$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$108,175$0
    Jim RischRID$46,150$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$236,264$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$123,154$0
    Marco RubioRFL$180,674$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$44,621$0
    Ben SasseRNE$191,491$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$112,619$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$596,450$0
    Tim ScottRSC$506,597$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$238,679$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$55,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$491,624$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$51,157$0
    Jon TesterDMT$230,167$0
    John ThuneRSD$214,474$0
    Thom TillisRNC$208,777$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$511,623$0
    Tom UdallDNM$98,218$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$613,219$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$387,680$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$321,787$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$119,813$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$94,458$0
    Ron WydenDOR$651,825$0
    Todd YoungRIN$243,233$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$10,477,315
    Accident & health insurance$4,316,756
    Health care services$2,332,643
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,811
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,283,573
    Health care institutions$1,212,617
    Nurses$1,050,997
    Welfare & Social Work$637,150
    Health & welfare policy$632,146
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
    Elderly issues/Social Security$259,310

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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