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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in Healthcare

The CDC estimates that 26% of Americans are living with some form of disability. This large number is also more likely to require expensive and ongoing medical care. However, people with disabilities are also less likely to receive the same standard of care and attention. They often report lower satisfaction levels with their healthcare providers. To that end, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was introduced in 1990. It is a federal law designed to protect people with disabilities from discrimination. What Is the ADA? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that protects individuals with disabilities […]

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