Discrimination Against PPACA

Decent Essays

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) does not have mandates that

dictate/restrict physician-assisted suicide. Before the act was signed in 2010, there was

discussion to include the provision that will reimburse a doctor for talking with a patient about

what kind of care they want near the end of life, but the final act did not include this provision as

it was recognized a government-run “Death Panels” which raised huge controversy. Instead, this

act includes a helpful provision forbidding discrimination against an individual or institutional

health care provider that “does not provide any health care item or service furnished for the

purpose of causing, or for the purpose of assisting in causing, the death of any

Get Access