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Executive Order 13166 Issued by President Clinton in August 2000 regarding improving access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
Immigrant Access to Health Benefits: A Resource Manual This is a primer on health access for immigrants. It details and explains basic eligibility requirements for key federal and state programs and identifies issues that can be significant barriers to access to health care for immigrants and their families.
National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care The following national standards issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services? (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) respond to the need to ensure that all people entering the health care system receive equitable and effective treatment in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. These standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are proposed as a means to correct inequities that currently exist in the provision of health services and to make these services more responsive to the individual needs of all patients/consumers.
Overview of New Guidance on Citizenship Documentation for Medicaid Benefits This Medicaid Fact Sheet releases information on the new eligibility requirements, effective July 1, requiring documented proof of citizenship when applying for Medicaid.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law. The following summary of the law, and changes made to the law by subsequent legislation, focuses on provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs, and improve health care delivery system
Summary of Federal Language Requirements Summary of Federal Language Requirements
Governor McDonnell Announces Government Reform Initiatives for 2012 Legislative Session Will Eliminate 2 State Agencies and 19 Boards and Commissions; Merge 7 Agencies and 23 Boards and Commissions Into Others ~ Initial Estimates Find Reforms will Save at least $2 Million a Year~
Presidential Proclamation -- National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2013 Today, tens of millions of Americans are living with the burden of a mental health problem. They shoulder conditions like depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress and bipolar disorder -- debilitating illnesses that can strain every part of a person's life. And even though help is out there, less than half of children and adults with diagnosable mental health problems receive treatment. During National Mental Health Awareness Month, we shine a light on these issues, stand with men and women in need, and redouble our efforts to address mental health problems in America
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