Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Advance Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards April 24 in Washington, D.C., updating guidelines that were previously released by the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) in 2000. The National CLAS Standards provide a blueprint to help organizations reduce disparities and improve health care quality, while serving our nation's diverse communities.

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