ADA Obligations Of Health Providers Are Magnified By ACA

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 6:03 PM EST) -- America's heated health care policy debates have taken place against the backdrop of significant enforcement and regulatory activity under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other disability statutes. Much of this recent activity has been targeted at health care providers, which fall within the definition of “public accommodations” under Titles II and III of the ADA, affecting public and private entities respectively. Like all other public accommodations, health care providers are charged under the ADA with the legal obligation to make...
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