HHS rejects disability, age-based medical rationing

HHS rejects disability, age-based medical rationing

 

Click here to watch Roger Severino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, as he joins Shannon Bream on ‘Fox News @ Night.’

“We do have these protections to make sure that illegitimate criteria, especially weighing the relative worth of one person versus another…we owe it to people…to give them clear guidelines so they know where those boundaries are…to make sure that they don’t exclude people because of their health conditions related to disabilities.  Neutral criteria is okay.  Disability based discrimination is not.”