A Practical Guide to Implementing the National CLAS Standards: For Racial, Ethnic and Linguistic Minorities, People with Disabilities and Sexual and Gender Minorities

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The purpose of this toolkit is to enable organizations to implement the National Standards ofr Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care and improve health equity. It is organized according to the enhanced National CLAS Standards, and provides practical tools and examples of CLAS, in addition to efforts to implement the National CLAS Standards that can be adapted for use by health care organizations