Understanding a physician's responsibility to comply with the ADA

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Like other healthcare providers, physicians are subject to myriad federal and state laws and regulations governing everything from medical records to reimbursement. Along with these many healthcare-specific compliance issues, physicians must also make sure their practices—both in person and remote—comply with the laws and regulations that govern the accessibility of healthcare for persons with disabilities.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 61 million adults in the United States, or one in four, have some form of disability.[1] Access to healthcare for persons with disabilities is a civil right mandated by state and federal law.

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