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    Legal and Ethical Issues in Health and Human Services

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    "Human service organizations are mandated to promote and protect the welfare of the people they serve." Are human service or health care organizations expected to act in a more ethical manner than for-profit organizations? Please explain.

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    Unfortunately, the answer to this question is yes. Even though we want to believe that all organizations are ethical and moral, there is an unspoken requirement that those organizations that are non-profit and that receive the benefit of many tax exemptions and charitable donations remain highly ethical and do not engage in activities that may be questioned by past donors or by others who have to pay taxes, knowing that the organization ...

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    The solution discusses legal and ethical issues in health and human services.