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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.

Fee-for-Service

A method of paying for health or medical services. Doctors and hospitals are paid for each individual service they provide to the patient. Bills can…