NASHP

Recent State Actions that Support and Expand Palliative Care

Updated August 6, 2021

Palliative care is team-based care that provides relief from the stress and symptoms of a serious illness. This NASHP interactive map, supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation, highlights recent state actions that support and expand their palliative care initiatives.

Six of 15 states provided funds for palliative care programs and education, and several passed laws that create or expand state palliative care advisory councils or task forces.

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