Palliative care webinar offers opportunities to improve life for seriously ill people — and save money

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Today’s webinar with Dr. Diane Meier from the Center to Advance Palliative Care was moving as well as offering a very promising policy option for CT’s Medicaid program. Palliative care offers great potential to improve and extend the lives of people with serious illness, allowing them to get care at home if they wish, while controlling costs. Click here to watch a video of the webinar click here; and here for the slides. MAPOC’s Complex Care Committee, which sponsored the webinar, will be discussing the possibilities at our next meeting May 27that 9:30 at the Legislative Office Building.