Laws, Regulations and Standards Related to Medical Interpreting
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Civil Rights (includes translations of civil rights information)
National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in Health and Health Care| Recommended Resources:
Executive Order 13166 “Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency.” Signed Aug. 2000.
Affordable Care Act (ACA) – enacted March 2010
Please be sure to comply with the regulations and standards of your state, county, and employer. If you are self-employed or employed through a interpreter service provider, be sure to check the regulations of the facility you will be interpreting at.