Open Letter to Providers on Healthcare Rationing

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As hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities develop policies that dictate allocation of scarce medical resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that great care be taken to prevent those policies from adversely affecting people with disabilities.  While we recognize the need to plan and be prepared for healthcare resource shortages during these extraordinary times, the guiding principles that are adopted must be consistent with federal civil rights law and must not discriminate against people with disabilities.

Read Disability Rights Wisconsin’s open letter to providers on healthcare rationing.