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  1. Applying HHS's Guidance for State and Health Care Providers on Avoiding Disability-based Discrimination in Treatment Rationing, The Arc of the U.S., et al (April 3, 2020)

    Experts in federal disability antidiscrimination laws developed this document to provide a more detailed explanation of how to apply the requirements set forth in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) March 28, 2020 guidance, and how state ...

    admin - 4/17/2020 7:51pm

  2. Essential Elements of New York Guidelines for Allocation of Health Care Resources During A Pandemic, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (April 14, 2020)

    In response to the COVID-19 epidemic that found its epicenter in New York City in April 2020, CHLP staff drafted this proposed set of principles for the creation of needed guidelines, in collaboration with New York disabilities and HIV advocates and care p ...

    admin - 4/17/2020 7:53pm

  3. Preventing Discrimination in the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients: The Illegality of Medical Rationing on the Basis of Disability, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), 3/25/2020

    Federal and state nondiscrimination laws prohibit rationing measures that would result in the denial of needed care on the basis of disability. ...

    admin - 3/31/2020 11:47am

  4. United States v. Asare, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 209392 (S.D.N.Y., December 20, 2017)

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    admin - 6/6/2018 6:07pm

  5. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Mercy Suburban Hospital Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (2015)

    A Pennsylvania-area hospital whose surgeon refused to perform bariatric surgery on a woman because she is living with HIV settled an action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in which the hospital agreed to pay compensation to the woman in th ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:46pm

  6. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Knoxville Chiropractic Centers, Under the American With Disabilities Act, (2012)

    This settlement agreement stems from a complaint, filed with the United States Department of Justice, which alleged that Knoxville Chiropractic Centers (Knoxville Chiropractic) refused to treat an individual on the basis of his HIV status in violation of T ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:22pm

  7. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Glenbeigh, Rock Creek, Ohio, Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (March 13, 2013)

    This settlement agreement constitutes the resolution of a complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice, according to which Glenbeigh, a hospital that provides addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services, refused to treat an indi ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:30pm

  8. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Woodlawn Family Dentistry Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2013)

    This settlement agreement constitutes the resolution of a complaint filed by the United States Department of Justice, according to which Woodlawn Family Dentistry (Woodlawn) required that an individual with HIV schedule all of his appointments for the las ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:33pm

  9. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 10:23am

  10. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Texas Orthopedic Surgeon Letter of Finding (2009)

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued this letter to an orthopedic surgeon in Texas who refused to perform knee surgery on an HIV-positive patient, finding that the surgeon had violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The patient required surger ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:50pm

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