AMA Recommends Paying Doctors for End-of Life Conversations

By: Randi Siegel

The idea of Medicare payment for advance care planning is not new, but past efforts to put such programs into place have been stymied (think “death panels”). A new proposal from the AMA may change that, recommending that doctors who take the time to discuss end-of-life care with their patients be paid for their efforts.

June 6, 2014 | Advance Care Planning News, Advance Care Planning Policy