U.S. House passes palliative-care bill

Nov 04, 2019
In The News

U.S. House passes palliative-care bill

Written by: Kat Stromquist
Published by: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A palliative-care bill backed by two Arkansas congressmen passed in the House last week.

U.S. Reps. Steve Womack and Rick Crawford, both Republicans, are co-sponsors of HR647, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act.

The bill aims to bolster training about palliative care in medical programs and to support research in the area.

The legislation has been referred to a Senate committee for review.

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