Steve Moore and Keti Mebuke Explore Legal and Ethical Challenges for Health Providers Adopt COVID-19 Triage Protocols
Hinshaw's Steve Moore and Keti Mebuke authored a Law360 expert analysis titled "COVID-19 Triage Rules Raise Dilemmas For Health Providers." In the article, they discuss COVID-19 triage guidelines being adopted by hospitals and states across the U.S. that have come under scrutiny because of the legal and ethical challenges they pose for health care providers.
In their examination of specific triage guidelines, the authors note that disability advocates have filed a "significant number of complaints" with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Following their discussion of both the legal and ethical considerations that come with the implementation of these protocols, Moore and Mebuke suggest ways for providers to mitigate their risk.
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"COVID-19 Triage Rules Raise Dilemmas For Health Providers," was published by Law360 on June 22, 2020.