Honoring Choices® Idaho is currently building capacity to support implementation of advance care planning programs in a variety of settings (both within health care systems and community-based organizations). To learn more about how you may be involved in this process, please contact Honoring Choices® Idaho.
Institutes for Healthcare Improvement created a Medicare Reimbursement FAQ and Guide for Providers.
Our Research Library offers health care providers a useful list of published research articles and media reports related to advance care planning.
One of the key findings in the highly acclaimed Institute of Medicine Report: Dying in America points out that frequent conversations need to occur between clinicians and the patient to avoid treatment that patient does not desire. This includes conversations that include end-of-life goals, values and informed preferences on options available. The report identifies that conversations should be initiated by clinicians to ensure that decisions made by family and patients can be understood and well-informed. (Read synopsis in the New York Times.)