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To: Habibi

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1 not had such a consultation within the last 5 years. Such
2 consultation shall include the following:
3 ‘‘(A) An explanation by the practitioner of ad
4 vance care planning, including key questions and
5 considerations, important steps, and suggested peo
6 ple to talk to.
7 ‘‘(B) An explanation by the practitioner of ad
8vance directives, including living wills and durable
9 powers of attorney, and their uses.
10 ‘‘(C) An explanation by the practitioner of the
11 role and responsibilities of a health care proxy.
12 ‘‘(D) The provision by the practitioner of a list
13 of national and State-specific resources to assist con
14 sumers and their families with advance care plan
15 ning, including the national toll-free hotline, the ad
16 vance care planning clearinghouses, and State legal
17 service organizations (including those funded
18 through the Older Americans Act of 1965).
19 ‘‘(E) An explanation by the practitioner of the
20 continuum of end-of-life services and supports avail
21 able, including palliative care and hospice, and bene
22 fits for such services and supports that are available
23 under this title.


148 posted on 07/18/2009 9:59:43 PM PDT by Munz ("We're all here for you OK? It's a circle of love" Rham Emanuel)
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To: Munz
I still see nothing in the sections of the law provided to me, that mention suicide. I could still be swayed, but what has been alleged (mention of suicide or suicide counseling) is simply not present in the bill. Sorry.

Is someone being mischievous by trying to put something over on you folks?

155 posted on 07/19/2009 12:31:04 PM PDT by Habibi
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