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About C-TAC

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Call to Action

Now is the time to improve how we care for people with advanced illness in America and make it a national priority. Partner with C-TAC’s more than 100 member organizations working to achieve transformation through delivery models, education, advocacy and public engagement.

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Our Guiding Principles

As C-TAC works to transform advanced illness care in the U.S., the Coalition is united by six principles. These principles gauge our efforts in ensuring that you and your loved ones are empowered to make your own decisions, that you do so with trusted health care providers, and that you have access to a comprehensive set of health care and social services that reflect your wishes and values and honor your dignity.

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C-TAC At-A-Glance

Learn more about what C-TAC is working on, how it’s going, and how you can be involved.

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Facts About Advanced Illness Care

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C-TAC Consumer Perceptions Paper

Go in-depth with C-TAC to better understand one of the biggest barriers we face. Public Perceptions of Advanced Illness Care: How Can We Talk When There’s No Shared Language explores the communications gap between patients and family members and the healthcare providers they rely on when they are sickest and most vulnerable.

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Key Statistics

Get the latest statistics and key facts about advanced illness care in the United States.

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Employer Checklist

During advanced illness, employees and employee caregivers have significant needs, including planning for a health crisis, caregiving, and support for grief and bereavement.  The Checklist for Employers puts forward four categories of action items your organization can use to assist employee caregivers.

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Policy Compendium

C-TAC’s Policy Compendium is a review of federal policy proposals aimed at improving care for people with advanced illness and providing support for those who care for them.

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Institute of Medicine

The report by the Institute of Medicine, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, marks a critical milestone in the evolution of how we care for the sickest and most vulnerable people in this country.

2015 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

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 National Summit Presentations

Download the slideshow presentations used by speakers at the 2015 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care at the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, March 2-3, 2015.

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Attendee List

Download a list of attendees at the 2015 National Summit and their corresponding organizations.

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To find out more about C-TAC, please contact us.