Can the transplant discriminate on age alone if the patient doesn't have any existing co-morbidities? An answer I really need. Any info would help. Now if a patient was denied a transplant due to age alone and the hospital has refused to participate in my requested mediation thru health/ human resources what do I do next? I'm having trouble locating this type of information.
My father died July 9th of Nash cryptogenic cirrhosis . He has zero comorbities and was denied the transplant due to his age 69 at the time he needed it. He had one of the symptoms at age 67 and received medical care from IU health in Indianapolis. Never drank a day in his life or drugs. Not diabetic or overweight. He was denied due to his age alone which is prohibited by law...as long as no co-Morbities are present. Let me know if you need information..
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