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Death Panel

A fictional political term that refers to a supposed committee of doctors and/or bureaucrats who would decide which critically ill patients receive treatment, allegedly leaving the rest to die. Sometimes conflated with, and likely derived from, the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) established by the Affordable Care Act.

Inpatient Care

Treatment given to patients that are admitted to the hospital or other inpatient facility (such as a skilled nursing home). If the patient is in…