TITLE

HMO is ordered to pay for liver transplant for HIV+

AUTHOR(S)
Kiritsy, Laura
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Bay Windows;11/23/2001, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the 2001 decision of the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance ordering Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP), a health maintenance organization, to pay for a life-saving liver transplant for a man infected with both HIV and Hepatitis C. Reasons for the initial decision of NHP not to pay for the transplant; Statement issued by the NHP regarding the ruling; Reaction of Larry Kessler, founding director of Boston's AIDS Action Committee, to the decision.
ACCESSION #
15859043

 

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