Media Advisory – Sen. Yaw, Rep. Cutler announce legislation to represent patients’ wishes for end-of-life care


WHAT: Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) will reveal an effort to better translate patients’ wishes regarding health care into a medical order that is actionable and applicable across all health care settings, rather than simply naming a surrogate decision maker.

WHO: Sen. Yaw, Rep. Cutler, members of the Legislature, Pennsylvania Medical Society and other healthcare organizations.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Capitol Media Center, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

NOTE:  Individuals outside the Senate can view the news conference LIVE at,



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