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The "death panels" became the IPAB

Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a 15-member panel of unelected federal employees; its members to be appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate to restrict payments to doctors and hospitals in order to achieve a reduction in Medicare spending beneath a specified cap.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/scottatlas/2012/10/21/ipab-presi...

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law (Pub. L. No. 111-148) on March 23, 2010.
The new law contains wording implying that assisted suicide is acceptable and EXPECTED, although not something in which health care providers must be involved. http://www.patientsrightscouncil.org/site/health-care-reform/