HHS Releases Additional Affordable Care Act Section 1557 Resources

PUBLISHED: Sep 22, 2016

The US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has released additional resources to assist providers as they move to implement the requirements for the Affordable Care Act Section 1557.

  • Frequently Asked Questions that address how OCR developed their list of the top 15 language spoken by individuals with limited English Language proficiency.
  • A table with the top 15 languages spoken by individuals with limited English language proficiency in each State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and each U.S. Territory.

Covered entities are reminded that they must post notices of nondiscrimination and taglines by October 17, 2016.

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