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End Transplant Discrimination

People with disabilities in Pennsylvania face widespread discrimination when seeking potentially lifesaving organ transplants. In an effort to end such discriminatory practices, House Bill 585 has been introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature. Named “Paul’s Law” after Paul Corby, a young Pennsylvanian who has been denied consideration for a heart transplant because of his disability, the bill would:

Allow programs to deny transplants to people with disabilities only if the disabilities are "medically significant" to the procedure.

Prohibit denial to people with disabilities because they cannot comply with complex post-transplant medical regimens, as long as they have an adequate support system.

Click here for a fact sheet about HB 585, and please contact your legislator to support this life-saving bill.

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