National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care

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Office of Minority Health

The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by establishing a blueprint for health and health care organizations. These standards cover governance, leadership, workforce, communication and language assistance, engagement, continuous improvement, and accountability.