mandated choice

A mechanism suggested by the AMA’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, and proposed in the UK under former Prime Minister Gordon Brown to increase the number of cadaveric organs available for transplantation. In mandated choice, a person would be required to choose—whether to donate or not—while registering for a drivers’ license, filing income tax form or performing other tasks mandated by the state

mandated choice

Transplantation A mechanism suggested by the AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to ↑ number of cadaveric organs available for transplantation; in MC, a person would be required to choose–to donate or not while registering for a drivers' license, filing income tax form or performing other tasks mandated by the state. See Cadaveric organ transplantation, Presumed consent.
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If MQAC is unchallenged in its rogue behavior, Washington State citizens will increasingly lose their legislatively mandated choice regarding medical care for themselves and their loved ones.
Mandated choice differs from the current system of organ donation in which many individuals die without expressing a legally enforceable decision regarding organ donation.
Mrs Hart said: "There was a clear public preference for either an opt-out system or a mandated choice system above sticking with the current one.
Mrs Hart, who is personally in favour of opt-out, said: "Following these debates, there was a clear public preference for either an opt-out system or a mandated choice system above sticking with the current one.
We consider numerous approaches or aspects to organ procurement, including altruism, routine request, required referral, the use of state or national registries, mandated choice, presumed consent, and "first-person consent laws.
In another measure, the House of Delegates voted to encourage and support pilot studies that investigate the effectiveness of presumed consent and mandated choice for organ donation.
The permit program also allows for voluntary integration and the federally mandated choice program allows students at underperforming schools to transfer to better ones.
Mandated choice has been endorsed by the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs of the American Medical Association.
Current procurement proposals, which seek to address these concerns, include options of express donation, presumed consent through opting out, presumed consent through conscription, mandated choice, compensation, and an organ market.
Perhaps nowhere are the limits of federally mandated choice programs more apparent than in New Orleans, where fewer than 20 of the 10,000 eligible students chose to transfer last fall.
The debates and discussion paper will examine the public's view of a range of systems such as "hard" and "soft" presumed consent and mandated choice.