2H: Sustainability Strategies for Rural Community-based Palliative Care

Karla Weng; MPH, CPHQ; Jennifer Peterson, MSW; Mari Perrenoud, BSN, MSA

Financing and reimbursement are primary challenges in developing and sustaining community-based palliative care services. This session will highlight strategies, program examples, and other emerging opportunities for supporting implementation of palliative care services that align with the shift to value-based reimbursement.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the financing challenges facing rural community-based palliative care programs
  • Discuss field-tested approaches and strategies for financial support to develop and sustain rural community-based palliative care programs