ill individual

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Before prescribing lethal medications, the prescribing physician must inform the terminally ill individual of alternatives to suicide and explicitly give the terminally ill individual an opportunity to rescind the request at the end of the fifteen-day waiting period.
IRS Publication 502 further defines a chronically ill individual as "one who has been certified by a licensed health care practitioner within the previous 12 months as:
It is another name for the mentally ill individual who also reveals a composite of variables associated with serious functional disablement, i.
Laws protecting patients from involuntary commitment have become very strict, and families and community organizations may be frustrated in their efforts to see that a severely mentally ill individual gets needed help.
Qualified long-term services are defined as necessary diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, curing, treating, mitigating, and rehabilitative services, and maintenance or personal care services that are required by a chronically ill individual, and provided under a plan of care prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner.
To qualify for either exclusion, the insured under the life insurance contract must be either a terminally ill individual or a chronically ill individual.
A terminally ill individual, meanwhile, is one who has been certified by a physician as having an illness or physical condition that reasonably can be expected to result in death within months of the date of certification.
If inpatient treatment is needed but there is no legal guardian or the legal guardian is not available or, as can happen with severely disturbed individuals, the identity of the mentally ill individual is unknown, it is unclear who will pay the medical expenses.
But our already over-stretched resources cannot sustain the costly treatment of every ill individual who happens to wash up on our shores.
A "chronically" ill individual is one who has been certified by a licensed health care practitioner as:
A) Any amount received under a life insurance contract on the life of an insured who is a terminally ill individual.
Under Internal Revenue Code section 7702B, the Internal Revenue Service defined qualified LTC services and the qualifications of a chronically ill individual.