Tag Archives: Advance Care Planning

“False premise” of overtreatment is partly to blame in Obama administration push to reimburse docs for advance care planning

Editor’s note. The following comes from NRLC’s Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics. What is driving the current major nation-wide push, both in the private and public spheres, to promote “Advance Care Planning”? One major disability rights group points to

“Fear of living with a disability” pushes rejection of treatment in advance care planning

Editor’s note. The following comes from NRLC’s Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics. There is currently a major nation-wide push, both in the private and public spheres, to promote “Advance Care Planning.” There is strong reason for concern that, motivated

“False Premise” of overtreatment is partly to blame in Obama administration push to reimburse docs for advance care planning

Editor’s note. The following comes from NRLC’s Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics. What is driving the current major nation-wide push, both in the private and public spheres, to promote “Advance Care Planning”? One major disability rights group points to

Tell Congress You Don’t Want Tax Funds to Push Older People to Agree to Premature Death!

Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor H.R. 3251 against Biased “Advance Care Planning” Under Medicare Background: During the debate over the enactment of Obamacare, there was considerable controversy over paying Medicare health care providers to conduct “advance care planning,” which counsels

Tax dollars could be spent to “nudge” older people to agree to premature death under Senate bill

By Burke J. Balch, J.D., director, Powell Center for Medical Ethics at the National Right to Life Committee Last week, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) introduced S. 1549, the Care Planning Act of 2015, to

Is there a Bias Against Life-Preserving Treatment in Advance Care Planning? Clearly there is!

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday—in anticipation of a conference being held today by the influential Institute of Medicine—National Right to Life’s Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics alerted the public to a report it had produced entitled, “The Bias Against

Report Examines Bias Against Life-Preserving Treatment in Advance Care Planning

WASHINGTON – In advance of a Friday Institute of Medicine conference in Washington, DC involving policymakers in implementation of its September 2014 report that urged promotion of “advance care planning,” the Powell Center for Medical Ethics at the National Right