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Obamacare Warning: U.K. Hospitals Paid for Backdoor Euthanasia

Obamacare’s architects looked to the U.K.’s form of centralized control as the model for providing supposedly excellent care and cost containment. But now, the Telegraph reports that hospitals in the U.K. are paid to sedate dying patients under the Liverpool Care Pathway — to the point that up to nine out of ten are put into a coma until they die. But palliative sedation is only needed in a small percentage of cases, meaning that at least some of these patients would appear to be receiving back-door euthanasia. Death panels on parade. More details at Human Exceptionalism.


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