Title

Medical care as a public accommodation: Moving the discussion to race

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2003

Journal

American Journal of Law and Medicine

Volume

Volume 29, Issue 2-3

Inclusive Pages

381-394

Keywords

Disabled Persons--legislation & jurisprudence; Ethnic Groups; Health Policy--legislation & jurisprudence; Civil Rights

Abstract

This article explores the concept of public accommodation in a civil rights context and presents an argument for revising the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to extend public accommodation obligations to private health care providers and the health care industry as a whole.