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Definition of Olmstead decision

Olmstead decision Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
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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 ADA
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