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The social worker who has been waiting for a liver transplant has lost her fight.
Doctors declared Josie Ramirez brain dead Friday.
She was being treated at UMC in need of a liver transplant that her expensive state run insurance wouldn't cover.
Two days ago, Josie qualified for AHHCCS, which would pay for the transplant, but it's now too late.
Family members say they will call for patient advocates to help people like them navigate the insurance system.