Please respond to the following:
• There are numerous end-of-life issues that we have all heard about in the news, but how are these laws established? Is it okay for patients and providers to make these decisions on their own? Aren’t these privileged physician / patient decisions? Explain your responses.
• How has the history of healthcare compliance changed since its inception? Hint: Look at the ways in which penalties have increased in various ways. What do you think will be the key to getting control of the issue of fraud and abuse in the future?