So if HR 3200 allows for euthanasia for the terminally ill--what's to say it also includes for preemies and low-birth weight babies-- that require extensive NICU care--assuming they are otherwise healthy?!
See pages 425-434
SEC. 1233. ADVANCE CARE PLANNING CONSULTATION
Here are the excerpts I fond most "interesting:"
‘‘(IV) is guided by a coalition of stakeholders includes representatives from emergency medical services, emergency department physicians or nurses, state long-term care association, state medical association, state surveyors, agency responsible for senior services, state department of health, state hospital association, home health association, state bar association,and state hospice association."
Answer by Sisteract at 11:06 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by bloodbought at 10:52 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
And because it bears repeating, again, and again, and again....here are the 5 Key Freedoms you will LOSE under ObamaCare!!!
1. Freedom to choose what's in your plan
2. Freedom to be rewarded for healthy living, or pay your real costs
3. Freedom to choose high-deductible coverage
4. Freedom to keep your existing plan
5. Freedom to choose your doctors
Answer by LoriKeet at 10:30 PM on Aug. 11, 2009
But of course, the bill would NEVER say that it promotes restriction of lifesaving measures, or does it?!?!
"The level of treatment indicated under subparagraph (A)(ii) may range from an indication for full treatment to an indication to limit some or all or specified interventions.
Such indicated levels of treatment may include indications respecting, among other items—16 ‘‘(i) the intensity of medical intervention if the 17 patient is pulse less, apneic, or has serious cardiac 18 or pulmonary problems;19 ‘‘(ii) the individual’s desire regarding transfer20 to a hospital or remaining at the current care set21 Ting;22 ‘‘(iii) the use of antibiotics; and 23 ‘‘(iv) the use of artificially administered nutrition and hydration.’’.
Answer by LoriKeet at 10:26 PM on Aug. 11, 2009