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  • Child - Courtesy of Moment By Moment

    The Clock is Ticking on California’s New Medi-Cal Pediatric Benefit.

    Results boast cost savings and a better quality of life for children and their families.

  • Pediatric palliative care program reduces stress and worry for caregivers, study says

    Pediatric palliative care program reduces stress, worry for caregivers

    A new article in the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing shows that caregivers of children with serious illnesses also receive benefits from palliative care. Learn more

  • Child - Courtesy of Moment By Moment

    1,000,000 Children in America live everyday with chronic, complex medical conditions.

    How do they and their families survive?  Read their stories here.

  • CHPCC is joining forces with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

    CHPCC is joining forces with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

    New partnership with CCCC expands advocacy and education efforts, and together will achieve greater impact

  • Mission

    Listen to, partner with, and work together for children with serious illnesses and all those who care for them. Want to know how? Click here

  • Vision

    We believe that all children with life-threatening conditions should have access to the care and emotional support they need to live life as fully as possible.  Click here

Breaking News

CHPCC is joining forces with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
Posted Monday, November 2nd, 2015

For the past 15 years, Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition (CHPCC) has been changing the healthcare landscape for children suffering from chronic and life threatening illnesses. I am grateful to our donors, partners, and stakeholders for your commitment to our collective vision—that all children with life-threatening conditions should have access to the care and

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Hope Notes

Those Precious Minutes
Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015

During my daughter Jillian’s 10 short years of life, she required quite extensive medical care. Based on my calculations we wasted over a month of time getting care in the traditional model (traveling to the clinic, finding parking in a crowded parking lot, waiting at the clinic for the appointment, having the appointment, waiting for the blood draw, waiting for the lab result, traveling back home, etc., etc. I haven’t even factored in the anxiety and stress attributed with going to the hospital and being admitted at times.) Over 4,000 minutes lost.

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Capitol Corner

Pediatric palliative care program reduces stress and worry for caregivers, study says
Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

An article published in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing shows that caregivers of children with serious illnesses also receive benefits from palliative care. The article, Impact of a Pediatric Palliative Care Program on the Caregiver Experience, takes a look at the California pediatric palliative care waiver Partners for

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