Status of Medical Aid in Dying

Indiana introduced HB 1011 for the 2024 session, which would authorize medical aid in dying. Rep. Matt Pierce championed it, however, the bill did not receive a hearing.

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Group Aims to Bring an End-of-Life Option to Indiana
October 16, 2017

This story originally appeared on Medically assisted dying is the process in which a mentally capable person who has 6 months or less to live consults with a couple of doctors to get prescribed a medication cocktail that will end their life. This is now legal in six states, and has been in Oregon for…

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Upcoming Events in Northwest Indiana to Discuss Medical Aid in Dying
October 13, 2017

This story originally appeared on Bev Hmurovic wants to have a conversation about a topic not a lot of people want to talk about: dying. Specifically, she wants to engage the public in a discussion about the benefits of medical aid in dying. She will be participating in two free public events this month to…

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Compassion and Choices to Explain Medical Aid in Dying
September 18, 2017

This article originally appeared on California, Washington, Oregon, Vermont, Colorado, Montana and Washington, D.C., are the only places in the U.S that offer medical aid in dying to patients. Medical aid in dying is an option to self-ingest medication to die peacefully. It is available for terminally ill, mentally capable adults with six months or…

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