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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Improving care at the end of life (B)

Improving care at the end of life (B)

June 1, 1999

Support research on care at the end of life, and work with nongovernmental organizations as they (1) educate the health care profession and the public about care at the end of life, and (2) develop measures to accredit health care organizations and provide public accountability for the quality of end-of-life care.

Topics: Quality.