Pediatricians and hospitals with special pediatric expertise are facing the dilemma of rationing care to uninsured, undocumented children, especially for expensive life-saving care such as transplants, chemotherapy, and dialysis. This article reviews a relevant case history and provides a review and discussion of the ethical and policy issues associated with this problem.
- Child health policy
- Life-saving health care
- Undocumented children
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health