Definition of Olmstead decision
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Olmstead decision Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Supreme Court decision in Olmstead v L.C. (1999) is an interpretation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that affirms the right of people with disabilities to receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. The decision recognizes that unnecessary segregation of persons in long-term care facilities constitutes discrimination under the ADANational MS Society at www.nationalmssociety.org
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