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Death Panels and Futile Care

As the federal government becomes progressively more intertwined in the delivery and reimbursement of medical care, there are more discussions about ‘Death Panels’ and the denial of ‘futile’ care. Often, the two get conflated, but they are quite different. Commentators who clearly are well intentioned often get very confused when they talk about what medicine…

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