Deaf Couple’s ACA Discrimination Claims Largely Rejected By Judge

(July 19, 2019, 10:46 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man’s repeated requests for an interpreter and a hospital’s apparent attempt at meeting those requests put Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) discrimination claims in a unique position that requires jury consideration, a federal judge in California said July 1 in otherwise rejecting the man and his wife’s claims (Mark Bax, et al. v. Doctors Medical Center of Modesta Inc., et al., No. 17-1348, E.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110799)....

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