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New federal policy means fewer Kentuckians will get live-saving liver transplants

By Lexington Herald Leader  
   February 17, 2020

A rushed proposal that became federal policy across the country this month will increase the cost and decrease access to life-saving care for patients in dire need of a liver transplant across much of the South and Midwest. The result: People in Kentucky and largely rural areas of the country will be more likely to die because they won’t receive the care they need or would have had access to before this month.

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