Keyword: Americans with Disabilities Act
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reached a resolution with MedStar Health for charges filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Many physicians lack an understanding of their legal responsibilities when it comes to accommodating patients with disabilities at their practice.
The Trump administration stopped action last year to update standards for accessible medical treatment within the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A federal judge has ordered the EEOC to reconsider rules that let companies offer insurance discounts in exchange for wellness program participation.
State medical licensing boards ask more questions about doctors’ mental health than physical health that could cause impairment.
A proposed House bill that would pave the way for employers to expand wellness programs to include genetic screenings could have significant implications.
Both doctors and hospitals need to do a better job to help deaf and hard-of-hearing patients communicate with their care providers.
People love their dogs and they love taking them places with them--everywhere it seems, including the doctor’s office. So, what should you do if you find you have a dog in your waiting room?