Relevant Laws

American with Disabilities Act (ADA)



Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973



Hospital Patient's Rights

Interpreters and persons skilled in communicating with deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals shall be available to both inpatients and outpatients setting within 20 minutes, and to patients in the emergency services within 10 minutes of a request to the hospital administrator bt the patient, the patient’s family or representative of the medical care provider