OCR Offers Resources for Persons with Limited English Proficiency

Published: 10/30/2020

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has made enhancements to its website to provide greater accessibility for persons with limited English proficiency. 

A graphic titled “Other Languages” is now displayed on OCR’s homepage and each of its sub-homepages for Civil Rights, Conscience and Religious Freedom, and HIPAA.  The tile lists the 16 languages most frequently spoken in limited English proficient households in the United States based on data

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