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informed consent

Consent given after being provided with fair and full disclosure of all the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision after weighing the relative pros and cons of the situation and the possibility of realistic alternatives.Real estate agents may sometimes represent both buyers and sellers in the same transaction if all parties agree after informed consent.

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The AMA wants to set the record straight on a few of the HMOs' most recent ploys to confuse the issue and slow progress on patients' rights," Dr.
The House bill expands patients' right to sue and the remedies available for participants in fully insured and self-insured group health plans that fall under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
The Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights supports reform that will help improve the healthcare system, but is concerned that legislators are simply in a rush to reform for reform's sake.
Michigan residents need strong patients' rights legislation," Dr.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society thanks Senator Specter for his efforts during yesterday's vote and encourages Senator Santorum to rethink his vote the next time patients' rights are addressed on the Senate floor.
We will aggressively pursue all opportunities until meaningful patients' rights legislation is signed into law.
In a top-level White House meeting, American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Executive Director, John Crosby, JD declared the AOA's commitment to meaningful patients' rights legislation with a plan to launch a unified and full-force grassroots campaign in support of the Norwood-Dingell Patients' Bill of Rights.
The Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights believes that legislators can strengthen our healthcare system by shielding patients from being dropped by their insurance carrier for pre-existing conditions, allowing individuals to keep their health coverage even when they change jobs, and empowering patients to purchase insurance across state lines.
In passing the Norwood-Dingell patients' rights bill, the House sent a message to our patients that our Representatives care more about the quality of health care than about insurance company dollars," Dr.
Representing the more than 10,000 members of the Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights, these healthcare professionals from across the country will give legislators their frontline perspective of what needs to be fixed in healthcare - and what doesn't.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association today announced its support for the bipartisan Norwood-Dingell patients' rights bill (H.