as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/03/2022 06:42pm
A bill for an act
relating to health; modifying the definition of palliative care; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 144A.75, subdivision 12.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144A.75, subdivision 12, is amended to read:
"Palliative care" means deleted text beginthe total active care of patients whose
disease is not responsive to curative treatment. Control of pain, of other symptoms, and of
psychological, social, and spiritual problems is paramountdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end. new text beginnew text endThe goal of
palliative care is deleted text beginthe achievement of the best quality of life for patients and their familiesdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end.