Accessible Health Care for All: Negotiations to Break Down Barriers in Massachusetts
Posted on March 12, 2020 by ODPHP
Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. A new report—The Role of Law and Policy in Achieving Healthy People’s Disability and Health Goals around Access to Health Care, Activities Promoting Health and Wellness, Independent Living and Participation, and Collecting Data in the United States—provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People 2020 objectives.
This Bright Spot describes how the Boston Center for Independent Living—with legal assistance from key partners—set out to make health care more accessible to people with disabilities in the Boston area.
Challenge: Closing gaps in health care access for people with disabilities