nurse standing by patient in hospital bed Guidelines in Texas and Arizona allow doctors to determine who receives resources such as ventilators based on their resultant quality of life and a life expectancy. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Disabled rights groups are asking the Trump Administration to intervene on their behalf as they believe state pandemic guidelines allow doctors to withhold treatment from patients because of their longevity and future quality of life, according to Politico.

Determining which patients get care brings up the fear of so-called “death panels” that became a political issue during the debate over Obamacare.

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