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Monday, May 9, 2016
Palliative care webinar offers opportunities to improve life for seriously ill people -- and save money
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 27th
at 9:30 at the Legislative Office Building.
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