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Today, February 4, 2022, The Department of Health & Human Services has issued new guidance to health care providers on civil rights protections for people with disabilities during COVID-19. The guidance, issued by HHS’ Office for Civil Rights, makes it clear that during the public health emergency it is vital that individuals with disabilities are not prevented from receiving needed health care benefits and services, as this violates federal civil rights laws.
Populations:Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73580