A Year Later, Aid-In-Dying Law Authors See Room For Improvement
The drug costs, medical training for providers and the law's implementation will all be up for review at a hearing later this year.
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Authors Of California's End-Of-Life Law Say Drug Costs, Access Must Be Examined
One year after California’s end-of-life law went into effect, the bill’s authors said it's gradually being accepted by patients and doctors, but can be improved. Former State Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis said more medical training for doctors and nurses is necessary to ensure terminally ill patients can obtain drugs to end their own lives. (Nichols, 7/5)