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What the New Federal Discrimination Law Means to You
Robb Leandro and Matt Wolfe, of Parker Poe, explain the requirements of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Section 1557 prohibits health care providers that receive Medicare, Medicaid or other federal funding sources from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. The requirements of the Section 1557 Rules, which were recently adopted by DHHS, requires providers to take many affirmative steps to comply with the law including, adopting nondiscrimination policies, providing free language assistance to individuals with limited English proficiency, and accommodating individuals with disabilities.Read more and REGISTER TODAY