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March 23, 2023, 7:36 PM

Michigan OB-GYN Resolves Civil Rights Complaint With HHS, DOJ

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Dearborn Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.C. has reached an agreement with the HHS Office for Civil Rights and the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan after allegedly refusing to provide a patient with a sign language interpreter and terminating her as a patient, the department said Thursday.

The OCR filed a complaint on behalf of a patient who is deaf that alleged a physician at Dearborn OBGYN didn’t furnish necessary auxiliary aids and services for a preoperative appointment despite repeated requests and terminated her as a patient after she asked for an ASL interpreter, according to HHS. ...

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