Amidst Nationwide COVID-19 Surge, Health & Civil Rights Groups Secure Federal Approval of Revised Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines in Texas

Washington, D.C.—Today, amidst an unparalleled rampant spread of COVID-19 infection throughout the country and the looming specter of care rationing as hospitals become overwhelmed, civil “Amidst Nationwide COVID-19 Surge, Health & Civil Rights Groups Secure Federal Approval of Revised Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines in Texas”

Across California, Hospitals Are Making Matters Worse for Patients with Disabilities and Older Adults During Covid-19

AUGUST 27, 2020: Disability rights and older adult advocates from the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Disability Rights California, Justice in Aging, and Independent “Across California, Hospitals Are Making Matters Worse for Patients with Disabilities and Older Adults During Covid-19”

Older Adults and People with Disabilities Challenge Discriminatory Surge Care Guidelines in COVID-19 Hotspots Arizona and Texas

July 20, 2020 In states that are hard hit by COVID-19 surges, older adults, people with disabilities, and people of color face a real risk “Older Adults and People with Disabilities Challenge Discriminatory Surge Care Guidelines in COVID-19 Hotspots Arizona and Texas”

Medicare Patients Placed Under “Observation Status” Win Right to Appeal, Federal Court Orders

Media Contact: Vanessa Barrington 510-256-1200 vbarrington@justiceinaging.org March 24, 2020—Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing facility services after transferring from hospitals because the “Medicare Patients Placed Under “Observation Status” Win Right to Appeal, Federal Court Orders”

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