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Governor Signs Budget that Includes $10 million for POLST Registry
(7/19/2021) 
The dream of a statewide POLST registry in California took a huge step toward becoming a reality late Monday when Governor Gavin Newsom signed the main 2021-2022 state budget bill (SB 129) which includes a $10 million appropriation for the ...
Governor Signs Budget that Includes $10 million for POLST Registry


CCCC Receives Grant to Promote ACP with Developmental Disabilities Community
(7/12/2021) 
CCCC is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the WITH Foundation to work with California regional center staff and adults with developmental disabilities to develop and refine training materials related to advance care planning ...
CCCC Receives Grant to Promote ACP with Developmental Disabilities Community


Governor Signs Budget that Includes $10 million for POLST Registry
(7/19/2021) 
The dream of a statewide POLST registry in California took a huge step toward becoming a reality late Monday when Governor Gavin Newsom signed the main 2021-2022 state budget bill (SB 129) which includes a $10 million appropriation for the ...
Governor Signs Budget that Includes $10 million for POLST Registry


CCCC Receives Grant to Promote ACP with Developmental Disabilities Community
(7/12/2021) 
CCCC is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the WITH Foundation to work with California regional center staff and adults with developmental disabilities to develop and refine training materials related to advance care planning ...
CCCC Receives Grant to Promote ACP with Developmental Disabilities Community


Policy Update
(5/22/2021) 
Policy Update May 17, 2021 In this issue… COVID Impacts Legislative Process | POLST Registry Bill on 2-Year Track | CCCC Seeks Budget Support for POLST Eco-System and Registry ...
Policy Update


CCCC Sponsors Bill To Advance Electronic POLST And POLST Registry
(3/19/2021) 
With the introduction of California Assembly Bill 1234, CCCC took an important step forward in our efforts to bring advance care planning into the electronic age and our longstanding efforts to make POLST information available ...
CCCC Sponsors Bill To Advance Electronic POLST And POLST Registry