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2Physician-Assisted SuicidePhysician-assisted suicide is a significant ethical, moral, and political issue in the currentworld. It is also a contentious question that poses challenges and raises concerns about thephysicians’ role. The American Medical Association asserts that the process contains thephysicians’ choice to provide "the necessary means and information" to facilitate a patient'schoice to end their life.” Ongoing debates on the issue attempt to address the government’sposition on the medical practice. In the United States, states such as Washington, Oregon,California, Vermont, and Colorado have now legalized the deadly and dangerous practice. Theadvancement has divided people into either opponents or proponents of physician aid in dying.This essay analyzes the ethics surrounding physician-assisted suicide, the opinions andgrievances of different groups and parties, and credible sources showing that the practice'slegalization is a severe mistake.Physician-assisted suicide is a serious public issue that the legislatures of governmentsworldwide should reject for several reasons. The first significant problem with the legalization ofthe practice is the alarming and deadly interrelationship between physician aid in dying and thecurrent profit-driven healthcare organizations (Jones et al., 2021). For an extended period, it hasbecome common that managed healthcare boards and health maintenance organizations couldimpact decision-making in hospitals. In the modern era, high-ranking members of the healthmaintenance organization overrule physicians' instructions and treatment decisions due to thecost of care. In some cases, these decisions and practices only serve to hasten an individual'sdeath. One might argue that these profit-driven firms, non-profit organizations, and government-sponsored healthcare systems share similar financial considerations (Golden, 2018). However, it
3would be essential to note that non-profit and government-sponsored plans like Medicaid andMedicare are, more often than not, under-funded.The issue of finances and the financial factor on physician-assisted suicide is not benign,and it would be necessary to discuss its potency. On average, a lethal medication used inphysician's aid in dying costs $300, a significantly favorable preference for many treatments(Golden, 2018). The idea that one might save money by denying treatment is growing to be aconsiderable threat. Still, this danger has posed a far more significant problem in states whereassisted suicide is legal. The Center for Clinical Bioethics study shows a direct correlationbetween profit-driven healthcare systems and physician aid in dying. The analysis underscored astrong link between the pressure to cut costs and the physicians' willingness to provide andadminister legal medications(Snyder Sulmasy & Mueller, 2017). Still, people should understand

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