Link: Medicare to Pay for End of Life Consultations

It’s been a long time coming, thanks to Sarah Palin and her “death panels” fantasy, but from January, Medicare will pay physicians for conversations with patients on how they wish to be treated at the end of life. The conversations can take place at any time, even before someone becomes ill.

Here’s the link.

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