More and more these "excessive treatment" items are appearing, part of the big sell to save Obama care. All of it leads inevitably to denial of care by Gov't services, and an obligation to die. The "Fine by me, as long as you pay for it all yourself" attitude expressed as "cost savings" for care deemed fuitile by Gov't bean counters. This is the predicted nightmare of gov't mandates. In the long run, the 1% will buy their own, the rest will be given a bed in which to die, just do the responsible thing and don't wait too long, there is a long line.