Doctors Groups Promote Denying Medical Treatment to Elderly, Disabled Patients

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 25, 2014 11:27 AM
In “Treatment Cost Could Influence Doctors’ Advice,” the New York Times’s Andrew Pollack reports that several major physician groups are poised to begin openly considering cost when seeking to deny life-saving treatment—and that some of them are explicitly calling for factoring in patients’ “quality of life” in judging cost-effectiveness.