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  • ADA Q & A: Health Care Providers by Deborah Leuchovius, PACER ADA Specialist. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in the areas of employment, public accommodations, state and local government services, and telecommunications. Both public and private hospitals and health care facilities must provide their services to people with disabilities in a nondiscriminatory manner. To do so, they may have to modify their policies and procedures, provide auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, remove barriers from existing facilities, and follow new ADA accessibility standards for new construction and alteration projects.
  • Questions & Answers: The Americans with Disabilities Act & Persons with HIV/AIDS (DOJ) 16 pgs. This document explains the key provisions in each section of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how they apply persons who have HIV or AIDS.

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