Portugal: Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Law Passed

Portugal: Benchmarking: Market and Benchmarking Insight Report for Portugal – 2020

Recently Portuguese lawmakers passed a law to legalize euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people. Parliament is set to further discuss and elaborate upon the law. Also, the law requires final approval by the Portuguese President.

Currently, Portuguese life and health insurance policies do not cover euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide. The hope is that as Parliament’s discussions continue, they will address how the law impacts life and health insurance coverage.

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This article is provided by Asinta’s Portuguese Partner, VisaVis.