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Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Mountain States Health Alliance under the Americans with Disabilities Act
February 3, 2017
Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) has entered into a Settlement Agreement with Mountain States Health Alliance, a corporation that owns, controls, and/or operates numerous healthcare facilities in Tennessee and Virginia. The settlement resolves a complaint alleging violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A couple who is deaf alleged that personnel at the Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee failed to provide effective communication with them during the times that their adult daughter was being treated for a terminal illness.
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