Health Policy Monitor, Living Will Law

Hofmarcher, Maria M. and Röhrling, Gerald (2006) Health Policy Monitor, Living Will Law. Bertelsmann Stiftung, Health Policy Monitor 2006 (7), 7 p.

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This legislation enables patients to compose a living will which is binding for providers (e.g. physicians) if certain criteria are met. The living will is a declaration of rejection of certain medical interventions. This declaration becomes effective when patients are no longer able to make their own decisions or to communicate with other persons.;

Item Type: Discussion/ Working Paper (Unspecified)
Keywords: Quality Improvement, Responsiveness
Research Units: Current Research Groups > Health Economics and Health Policy
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2016 09:22
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 09:22

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