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Wesley J . Smith: Who Decides to Discontinue Medical Treatment?

Discovery Institute • November 24, 2015

Medicare will now reimburse doctors $86 for half-hour consultations about the kind of treatment patients would—or would not—want should they become incapacitated. Writing at The Weekly Standard, DI Sr. Fellow Wesley J. Smith explains why this new regulation exposes patients to the threat of a doctor’s potential refusal to provide them with the life-extending treatment that they want.

Read his article at The Weekly Standard.

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