KittyPurington

Kitty Purington, JD

Senior Program Director, Chronic Care & Vulnerable Populations
National Academy for State Health Policy

Sessions

State Strategies to Address Palliative Care

Presented by Kitty Purington, JD, Judy Thomas, JD, Joy Soares at 2:10 PM on Wednesday, October 28th.

State policymakers are increasingly interested in how to better serve those with serious illness and their families. While momentum around state-level action for this population was gaining steam before the COVID-19 pandemic, the public health emergency has accelerated work to design policies specifically focused on the sickest residents, especially those that increase access to and…