Curative vs. Palliative — There Isn’t One Answer

This year, Medicare began reimbursing doctors for having end-of-life discussions as a separate, billable service. The reality is, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. There are challenges with the American view towards death, and questions regarding quality of life, religion, and social policy. This article for USA Today does a surprisingly good job of hitting on the key points, at least at a cursory level.