National Action Conference: Policies and Payment Systems to Improve End-of-Life Care

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Overview

The IOM will convene health leaders, policy makers, and other stakeholders to discuss how the recommendations from the IOM report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life could be implemented and what barriers exist that might prevent them from becoming a reality.  The conference will feature panels on national policy issues, including

Opportunities and challenges for health care systems, providers, insurers, hospice and palliative care organizations, patient groups, and quality standards organizations
The integration of financing for medical and social services near the end of life
Improvements to public and private payment systems to facilitate high-quality care

This event will take place at the historic National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Registration for this event is now open.

A live video webcast will be available for those unable to attend in person. Sign up to view the webcast using the Register for this Meeting link on the right.

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