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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Enters Agreement with U.S. Attorney's Office to Better Ensure Equal Access

Recently, MGH and the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office entered a settlement agreement, under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, to resolve allegations that MGH denied a patient with cystic fibrosis eligibility for a lung transplant because he was being treated with a prescription medication for opioid use disorder (OUD). Because the patient was being treated with prescription medication to treat his OUD, MGH rejected him for consideration for a transplant.

To read more, click MGH Enters Agreement.
Image source: image courtesy of MGH.

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