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After Compliance review reveals violation of ADA Standards, BIDMC settles with US Department of Justice on compliance

Following a compliance review recently conducted by the US Department of Justice that revealed several violations of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, the DOJ and BIDMC recently announced a settlement agreement to resolve BIDMC’s compliance issues. As the result of the agreement, BIDMC agreed to take action on several problem areas to bring its facilities up to ADA standards. Beth Israel also agreed to ensure that all new construction will be in compliance with federal law.

Link to the press release



Link to the full settlement


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