Medicine and law intersect routinely in daily human dramas of living and dying. This month’s issue illuminates the roles of ethics at those intersections. Specifically, ethics motivates change in how medicine and law shape present and future policy and practice.
Streamlining US health care business has raised unique privacy concerns. Bills and explanations of benefits contain protected health information that could be disclosed to someone other than the patient.
AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(3):279-287. doi: