Aetna Better Health of Virginia Partners with Vital Decisions on Advance Care Planning

Medicaid health plan provider Aetna Better Health of Virginia has launched a partnership with technology and advance care planning solutions firm Vital Decisions to begin a telehealth program to engage plan members in goals-of-care discussions following diagnosis of a serious illness. Early conversations are positively associated with family decisions to limit or withdraw life-sustaining treatments, […]

Blue Shield of California Seeks to Expand Palliative Care

Blue Shield of California has launched a new program to raise awareness among its members of home-based palliative care. The insurance company is working with the tech firm Vital Decisions, which offers a Guided Living Voice program in which care alignment coordinators conduct goals-of-care conversations and provide education to patients and families about the nature […]