When a proposal to encourage end-of-life planning touched off a political storm over “death panels,” Democrats dropped it from legislation to overhaul the health care system. But the Obama administration will achieve the same goal by regulation, starting Jan. 1.Who needs legislation
when you've got regulation?
Anyway, there won't be death panels. There may be some end-of-life panels, I suppose.
Ann Althouse has a lawyerly analysis here.
Sign the piece of paper,
so when life begins to taper
and you are not thinking straight...
well, you won't have long to wait.