Olmstead at Five: Assessing the Impact

Publication Date: July 2004

Publisher: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation


Research Area: Health; Law and ethics

Type: Report

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.