September 1, 2019. In a recent Health Affairs blog article, “States Chart A Policy Path To Improve Palliative Care Services Across The Care Continuum,” the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) provided a summary of policy recommendations that outline the role states can play to increase access and improve the quality of palliative care. One recommendation noted is for states to promote evidence-based standards and practices across a variety of settings, and across the lifespan and cited the

National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care (NCP Guidelines) to use as a good source of guidelines and best practices. Access the article and read more.

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