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2016 National POLST Paradigm Conference – Chicago

 Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois Wednesday February 3rd, 2016  (beginning at 2:00pm) Thursday, February 4th (8:00am – 5:00pm) Friday February 5th  (8:00am – 3:00pm)   Registration for the 2016 National POLST Paradigm Conference is now open!  Register today to receive the Early Bird Rate of $300.  After January 1, 2016 the rate will increase to $350.  While you are not committed to attend the breakout…

POLST: Doing it Better – Video

POLST: Doing it Better is a new video that provides a clear overview of the National POLST Paradigm. Susan Tolle, MD (Chair, Oregon POLST Task Force) oversaw the creation of the video. This video is an educational tool for health care professionals that describes POLST, clarifies which individuals POLST should be offered to, emphasizes best…

Support CMS Proposal

On July 15, 2015, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services published its proposal for the creation of two new CPT codes that would reimburse health care professionals for engaging in advance care planning conversations with Medicare and Medicaid patients.  Comments are due 5pm (Eastern) September 8. The proposal is expected to take effect January…

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