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Medical parole in New York State. Alliance for Inmates with AIDS. Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849-6003. 800-458-5231 ext. 5714.
Alliance for Inmates with AIDS, New York, NY.
November 30, 1996
Sidahora. 1996 Jun/Jul;:26-32. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Medical parole is an early release from prison for patients who are very ill. Eligibility requirements include a diagnosis of terminal illness, and patients must be affected by their illness to the degree where they require assistance in caring for themselves. Those inmates who are convicted of murder, manslaughter, or sexual offenses are not eligible, regardless of their medical condition. Procedures are outlined for applying for medical parole, and the system for granting one is detailed.

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