Advance Care Planning Legal Map

Advance Care Planning In the United States: A Longitudinal Perspective.  This dataset offers easy access to laws related to Advance-care planning (ACP) in each of the states.  It also offers a longitudinal view of these laws, allowing users to view changes in ACP laws form their inception in each state to the present.  Users of the dataset can interact with it through a tabular format as well as a clickable map format and dataset allows users to read the source text of each relevant law and to move the timeline slider to explore historical as well as current legal data.  Use of the dataset does not require advanced computer skills.  This is a living dataset which will be updated at least annually to keep the information current.  The version on this page contains law up to and including January 1, 2017.