Patient Advocates: New Liver Distribution Policy Doesn't Solve Inequity Issues

December 04, 2017
The highly charged conversation around liver distribution -- namely, whether where you live should determine whether you get a transplant -- is heating up as the committee delegated with policy decisions on the issue meets this week to vote on a new proposal that patient advocates worry would keep sick people locked in an unfair system. “Where you live will remain the single greatest determinant of where you will get a transplant,” says Sander Florman, director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation...

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