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2019 Our Care our Choice Report
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Legislative Recommendations (page 7 of report). These are things we expect to come up in the 2021 legislative session.
In closing, the DOH recommends the following changes to the OCOCA.
- Waiver of any waiting periods if the attending provider and consulting provider agree that patient death is likely prior to the end of the waiting periods.
- Given access to health care providers is limited, the DOH recommends authorizing advance practice registered nurses to serve as attending providers for patients seeking
medical aid in dying.
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