Jason Manne received a BS from the University of New York at Stony Brook in 1975 with majors in computer science and psychology. He received a JD in 1979, and an MHA and MBA in 2003 from the University of Pittsburgh. He received his MA in Bioethics in 2007 with a thesis entitled A Critical Look at the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): What are its Weaknesses? He served as Senior Attorney at the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare and has interests in the ethics of health care rationing and issues related to health insurance coverage, as well as the POLST. Currently, he is in private practice and handles Board for Correction of Military Records matters including discharge upgrades and military disability retirement claims. He also handles Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims cases.