To help frontline staff in healthcare settings understand ADA requirements, the DOJ is hosting an online informational meeting for the public, including healthcare personnel:
ADA’s Effective Communication Requirements in Healthcare Settings
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 1 PM – 4PM ET
On Friday, April 14, 2023, The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia sent a Dear Colleagues Letter to remind healthcare providers of the rules surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and encouraging Virginia agencies, healthcare providers, and partners to familiarize themselves with the legal requirements. Pursuant to the ADA, healthcare providers are required to ensure that communication with people with disabilities is as effective as communication with people without disabilities.
Register for this meeting to learn steps healthcare providers can take to comply with the ADA’s effective communication requirements.