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Did revised federal standards make transplant centers more averse to risk and encourage them to drop sicker patients who might affect the hospitals' patient survival rates? ERproductions Ltd/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Dorry Segev (right), of Johns Hopkins Medicine, led the team of doctors that transplanted an HIV-positive liver and kidney into two different HIV-positive patients this month. Johns Hopkins Medicine hide caption

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New Source Of Transplant Organs For Patients With HIV: Others With HIV

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A 12-week regimen of Harvoni is 90 percent effective in curing an infection with hepatitis C, doctors say. It also costs about $95,000. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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States Deny Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs To Most Medicaid Patients

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Surgeons at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis prepare to transplant a liver in 2010. Karen Pulfer Focht/The Commercial Appeal/Landov hide caption

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Who Gets First Dibs On Transplanted Liver? Rules May Change

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A Struggle To Define 'Death' For Organ Donors

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