Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
Information about out-of-hospital do not resuscitate (DNR) and physician's order for life-sustaining treatment (POLST) documents.
There is broad support for medical aid in dying amongst faith communities and faith leaders. Download this resource to learn more about their support.
For more than 30 years we have worked to change practices and policies so everyone can access the information and options they need to have more control at the end of life.
There is a common misconception that utilizing medical aid in dying will have a negative impact on insurance coverage. But the fact is that there is NO connection between denial of insurance coverage and medical aid in dying. Learn the facts.