New POLST Laws: SB19 & AB637 Expands POLST.

New laws SB19 & AB637 expand Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment Form and program that was designed originally for the terminally ill with less than six months to live. SB19 is now the POLST Registry Act and AB637 authorizes Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners to sign the POLST form making them an actionable Medical Order for end-of-life care. Continue reading New POLST Laws: SB19 & AB637 Expands POLST.