HHS Takes Action to Improve Language Access

Published: 10/10/2022

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a number of steps to improve language access through HHS programs and advance the goal of overcoming barriers to equity in health care and human services.

HHS is taking steps to improve meaningful communication with limited English proficient (LEP) individuals by relaunching its Language Access Steering Committee (Steering Committee) to support HHS’s implementation of language access obligations under President Joe Biden’s r

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