Though I hesitate to wax political, I feel compelled to talk about the hue and cry about the supposed “death panels” piece of the Democratic healthcare reform bill that is working its way through Congress. The area in question, Section 1233 of the House bill, proposes, among other things, that physicians who hold advance-care planning consultations with Medicare beneficiaries be reimbursed for their time. Whatever else you may think about the bill as a whole, this section does not, as ...

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