Donating Your Health Care Benefits
Hastings Center Report. 1988 Apr/May; 18(2): 8-9.
To encourage altruistic behavior, we need to develop programs in which patients can offer to others the costs of medical care they have a right to claim.
Allowing to Die; Altruism; Costs and Benefits; Decision Making; Economics; Extraordinary Treatment; Health; Health Care; Health Insurance; Insurance; Obligations to Society; Patients; Resource Allocation; Rights; Scarcity; Selection for Treatment; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Virtues;