H.R. 647: Palliative Care, Hospice Education, Training Act

 

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The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) aims to establish Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers, provide physician and nurse training in palliative medicine. It provides Palliative Medicine and Hospice Academic and Career Incentive Awards to individuals to support career development, develop a national education and awareness campaign, and to expand national palliative care research programs.

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The goal of palliative care is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is an essential part of treatment for kids with cancer and improves quality, controls cost, and enhances patient and family satisfaction for individuals with serious or life-threatening illness. Please cosponsor the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), H.R. 647. 

143 House cosponsors (101D, 42R)
Carter, Buddy [R-GA1] (joined Jan 17, 2019)
Clarke, Yvette [D-NY9] (joined Jan 17, 2019)
Pallone, Frank [D-NJ6] (joined Jan 17, 2019)
Reed, Tom [R-NY23] (joined Jan 17, 2019)
Walden, Greg [R-OR2] (joined Jan 17, 2019)
Dingell, Debbie [D-MI12] (joined Jan 22, 2019)
Doyle, Michael “Mike” [D-PA18] (joined Jan 22, 2019)
Matsui, Doris [D-CA6] (joined Jan 22, 2019)
Soto, Darren [D-FL9] (joined Jan 22, 2019)
Tonko, Paul [D-NY20] (joined Jan 22, 2019)
Kelly, Robin [D-IL2] (joined Jan 23, 2019)
Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK2] (joined Jan 23, 2019)
Upton, Fred [R-MI6] (joined Jan 23, 2019)
Bilirakis, Gus [R-FL12] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE0] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Brooks, Susan [R-IN5] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Johnson, Bill [R-OH6] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Latta, Robert [R-OH5] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Long, Billy [R-MO7] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Luján, Ben [D-NM3] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
McKinley, David [R-WV1] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
McNerney, Jerry [D-CA9] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Sarbanes, John [D-MD3] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Walberg, Tim [R-MI7] (joined Jan 24, 2019)
Cohen, Steve [D-TN9] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Fitzpatrick, Brian [R-PA1] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Joyce, David [R-OH14] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Kennedy, Joseph [D-MA4] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Kuster, Ann [D-NH2] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Schrader, Kurt [D-OR5] (joined Jan 25, 2019)
Brownley, Julia [D-CA26] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
Crenshaw, Dan [R-TX2] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
Lamborn, Doug [R-CO5] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
Loebsack, David [D-IA2] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
Mooney, Alex [R-WV2] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
Welch, Peter [D-VT0] (joined Jan 28, 2019)
DeGette, Diana [D-CO1] (joined Jan 29, 2019)
Burgess, Michael [R-TX26] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Castor, Kathy [D-FL14] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Foster, Bill [D-IL11] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Garamendi, John [D-CA3] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Gibbs, Bob [R-OH7] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Guthrie, Brett [R-KY2] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Moore, Gwen [D-WI4] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Olson, Pete [R-TX22] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Rogers, Harold “Hal” [R-KY5] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Stewart, Chris [R-UT2] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Stivers, Steve [R-OH15] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Takano, Mark [D-CA41] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL23] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Yarmuth, John [D-KY3] (joined Jan 30, 2019)
Beatty, Joyce [D-OH3] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Bera, Ami [D-CA7] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR3] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Carson, André [D-IN7] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Davis, Susan [D-CA53] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA11] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ7] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Grijalva, Raúl [D-AZ3] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Higgins, Brian [D-NY26] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Himes, James [D-CT4] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL3] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Maloney, Sean [D-NY18] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Mast, Brian [R-FL18] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Meng, Grace [D-NY6] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Norton, Eleanor [D-DC0] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA20] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Pappas, Chris [D-NH1] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Pascrell, Bill [D-NJ9] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Pingree, Chellie [D-ME1] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Schakowsky, Janice “Jan” [D-IL9] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Serrano, José [D-NY15] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Speier, Jackie [D-CA14] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Vela, Filemon [D-TX34] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Velázquez, Nydia [D-NY7] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ12] (joined Feb 4, 2019)
Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY13] (joined Feb 5, 2019)
Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI2] (joined Feb 5, 2019)
Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR1] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
Cummings, Elijah [D-MD7] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
Larsen, Rick [D-WA2] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
McGovern, James “Jim” [D-MA2] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
Peterson, Collin [D-MN7] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
Roe, David “Phil” [R-TN1] (joined Feb 6, 2019)
Heck, Denny [D-WA10] (joined Feb 7, 2019)
Kind, Ron [D-WI3] (joined Feb 7, 2019)
Keating, William [D-MA9] (joined Feb 11, 2019)
Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO3] (joined Feb 11, 2019)
Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA19] (joined Feb 13, 2019)
Lowenthal, Alan [D-CA47] (joined Feb 13, 2019)
Rush, Bobby [D-IL1] (joined Feb 14, 2019)
Khanna, Ro [D-CA17] (joined Feb 19, 2019)
Comer, James [R-KY1] (joined Feb 22, 2019)
Davis, Rodney [R-IL13] (joined Feb 22, 2019)
Katko, John [R-NY24] (joined Feb 22, 2019)
Ryan, Tim [D-OH13] (joined Feb 22, 2019)
Hudson, Richard [R-NC8] (joined Feb 25, 2019)
Langevin, James “Jim” [D-RI2] (joined Feb 25, 2019)
Marshall, Roger [R-KS1] (joined Feb 25, 2019)
Quigley, Mike [D-IL5] (joined Feb 25, 2019)
Ruppersberger, A. Dutch [D-MD2] (joined Feb 25, 2019)
Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY22] (joined Feb 26, 2019)
Clay, Lacy [D-MO1] (joined Feb 26, 2019)
Craig, Angie [D-MN2] (joined Feb 26, 2019)
DelBene, Suzan [D-WA1] (joined Feb 26, 2019)
Gooden, Lance [R-TX5] (joined Mar 4, 2019)
Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ5] (joined Mar 5, 2019)
Rice, Kathleen [D-NY4] (joined Mar 7, 2019)
Emmer, Tom [R-MN6] (joined Mar 8, 2019)
LaHood, Darin [R-IL18] (joined Mar 12, 2019)
Raskin, Jamie [D-MD8] (joined Mar 14, 2019)
Case, Ed [D-HI1] (joined Mar 18, 2019)
Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA11] (joined Mar 18, 2019)
Rose, Max [D-NY11] (joined Mar 21, 2019)
Schiff, Adam [D-CA28] (joined Mar 21, 2019)
Scott, David [D-GA13] (joined Mar 21, 2019)
Guest, Michael [R-MS3] (joined Mar 26, 2019)
Moulton, Seth [D-MA6] (joined Mar 26, 2019)
Schrier, Kim [D-WA8] (joined Mar 26, 2019)
Young, Don [R-AK0] (joined Mar 26, 2019)
Sires, Albio [D-NJ8] (joined Mar 28, 2019)
Turner, Michael [R-OH10] (joined Mar 28, 2019)
Cicilline, David [D-RI1] (joined Mar 29, 2019)
King, Peter “Pete” [R-NY2] (joined Apr 1, 2019)
Barr, Garland “Andy” [R-KY6] (joined Apr 3, 2019)
Porter, Katie [D-CA45] (joined Apr 3, 2019)
Rouda, Harley [D-CA48] (joined Apr 3, 2019)
Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL8] (joined Apr 4, 2019)
Thompson, Bennie [D-MS2] (joined Apr 4, 2019)
Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ2] (joined Apr 4, 2019)
Bishop, Sanford [D-GA2] (joined Apr 8, 2019)
Peters, Scott [D-CA52] (joined Apr 8, 2019)
Price, David [D-NC4] (joined Apr 8, 2019)
Titus, Dina [D-NV1] (joined Apr 8, 2019)
Cisneros, Gilbert [D-CA39] (joined Apr 9, 2019)
McCaul, Michael [R-TX10] (joined Apr 9, 2019)
Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA40] (joined Apr 10, 2019)
DeFazio, Peter [D-OR4] (joined Apr 12, 2019)
Cartwright, Matthew [D-PA8] (joined Apr 15, 2019)
Kim, Andy [D-NJ3] (joined Apr 15, 2019)
Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY14] (joined Apr 15, 2019)
Phillips, Dean [D-MN3] (joined Apr 15, 2019)