Authors of study sought to understand the barriers and facilitators of ACP discussions for this patient population.

A study published in JAMA Network Open found that a fear of disclosing sexual orientation or gender identity information and discrimination are important barriers to advance care planning (ACP) discussions for sexual and gender minority (SGM) people and medical decision-makers. The authors offer suggestions for SGM patient-centered care to support this population, as well as ways in which health care systems can improve engagement.

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