Publication Date: July 2004
Publisher: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Research Area: Health; Law and ethics
Coverage: United States
This report examines the impact of Olmstead v. L.C. five years after the United States Supreme Court’s 1999 landmark decision. The analysis brings together new research with a synthesis of research undertaken over the past five years, to help policymakers and program administrators understand the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act for health programs in Olmstead’s aftermath.