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

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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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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.

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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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Legislator Filters
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

$ Donated
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