A proposed rule would allow Medicare to reimburse physicians for having end-of-life consultations with their patients.
When you’re a senior, the talk is more likely to mean letting your family know your concerns and wishes for end-of-life care.
When you next go to the doctor’s office for your annual Medicare-paid-for physical or if you just turned 65, your Welcome-to-Medicare physical — a new benefit this year, thanks to health care reform — the doc may want to talk about your death. Don’t get scared. It’s happening to everybody eligible for Medicare. Beginning this