the patient self determation act requires all hospitals that receive medicare and Medicaid funding to
a.document whether a patient has an advance medical directive
b.encourage all terminal patients to file a living will with the state
my answer is b
law and ethics in allied health - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:11am
I agree. The operative word here is "encourage" -- not that such patients are required to do so.