Mitigate risk by making health care accessible to all
Request this guide to learn about:
- The laws governing digital accessibility in healthcare in the U.S.
- The types of healthcare organizations that can be held accountable for digital accessibility issues
- The digital products subject to accessibility laws
- The technical standards your organization needs to meet to become complaint
What is Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act?
Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act is a piece of U.S. federal legislation that prohibits healthcare organizations from discriminating against individuals based on race, sex, and disability, among other classifications. Under Section 1557, federally funded healthcare programs and services, as well as insurance marketplaces, are required to make all digital systems accessible for people with disabilities. To learn more about Section 1557 and find out if your organization is complaint, download our guide.