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Death Panels: An Obituary

“I give you an obituary for ‘death panels.’  Remember death panels? The saga began in 2009, when a provision in President Barack Obama’s new health care bill proposed that doctors be paid for time spent having conversations with patients planning for end-of-life care.”


Economic Summit for Women & Vision 2020 Delegate Congress in Nashville, TN 10/26/15 

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Ira Byock, MD

Palliative care specialist and author of The Best Care Possible, The Four Things That Matter Most and Dying Well

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