Safe, Smart and Healthy - Keys to Success in Your New Home: Medical Care and Health Insurance - 3
This one-page handout with accompanying video educates people about their right to a professional interpreter when seeing a doctor. It explains that the interpreter is free for the patient and provided by the hospital, but they must let the doctor know when scheduling the appointment. Adapted from the "Safe, Smart and Healthy: Keys to Success in Your New Home" Refugee Health Orientation DVD created by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services - Refugee Services Section.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.