The No-Duty Principle In Healthcare

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When it comes to the no-duty principle, one must take into account the role of medical ethics, which is understood more by a healthcare professional than that of the law. For example, a licensed physician is not obligated to aid a stranger in medical distress, but many professional believe they have a moral obligation in situation such as this. Under the no-duty principle, unless circumstance, dictate other wise, many physicians feel the obligation to provide some level of quality service, even if they cannot pay for it. Although, no right to health or health care exists in the U.S., certain circumstances "give rise to healthcare rights," and certain groups are entitled to healthcare, or receive generous from
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