Medicare Says Doctors Should Get Paid To Discuss End-Of-Life Issues

(Source – www.npr.org)

Remember so-called death panels? When Congress debated the Affordable Care Act back in 2009, the legislation included a provision that would have allowed Medicare to reimburse doctors when they meet with patients to talk about end-of-life care. But then Sarah Palin loudly argued that such payments would lead to care being withheld from the elderly and disabled. Read more…

 

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