Pushing Centralized Control Over Which Patients Receive Life-Saving Treatment

By Wesley J. Smith The current medical resource crisis has placed people in extremis in the cross hairs of rationing or abandonment.  We spend too much on end-of-life care, we are told.  Often we pour money into treatment and the patient dies anyway, “wasting” the resources.  Why pour good money into patients who can’t give …

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Even critics of ObamaCare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board Miss Its Worst Rationing

By Burke J. Balch, J.D., director of National Right to Life’s Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Recently there has been a fair amount of press coverage of the effort to repeal a central aspect of the Obama Health Care Law – the unelected 18-member Independent Payment Advisory Board given sweeping powers to limit what …

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