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House Bill (S)

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Palliative care. Defines the terms "community based palliative care" and "palliative care". Provides that a hospice provider may provide community based palliative care to a patient who is not eligible for hospice care if the hospice provider: (1) meets certain licensing requirements; and (2) is certified in community based palliative care by an organization approved the state department of health. Palliative care. Defines the terms "community based palliative care" and "palliative care". Provides that a hospice provider may provide community based palliative care to a patient who is not eligible for hospice care if the hospice provider: (1) meets certain licensing requirements; and (2) is certified in community based palliative care by an organization approved the state department of health.