Are Obamacare "Death Panels" Truly a Myth?
National Right to Life News 2010, Oct, 37, 10
National Right to Life News
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Enormous scorn continues to be heaped on the accusation that the Obama health law includes "death panels." The original use of the term referred to a provision in the House bill, not included in the legislation ultimately enacted, that would have provided reimbursement under Medicare for health providers to discuss advance directives (such as the "living will") with their patients. Critics feared that doctors would be paid to push patients into rejecting lifesaving medical treatment so as to save the government money. The Independent Payment Advisory Board
- Category: Law
- Published: Oct 01, 2010
- Publisher: National Right to Life Committee, Inc.
- Seller: The Gale Group, Inc.
- Print Length: 4 Pages
- Language: English