Choose one of the topics listed above and prepare a position paper
Health Care Ethics and the Law: Do you feel that current laws sufficiently address common ethical issues in the practice of healthcare? Should there be new laws enacted to address common ethical issues that occur in the healthcare field, and if so, what laws should be enacted and why? Should the law stay away from addressing ethical issues? Why or why not?
• Tort reform. Should the United States congress and/or the Pennsylvania legislature pass a tort reform bill (i.e. placing “caps” on damages in civil lawsuits, limiting the types of cases that may br brought, etc.?) Why or why not? Should the issue of tort reform be left for the individual states to decide, and, if so, why? Describe the different types of proposed reforms and discuss why they should or should not be implemented.