And, we have a solution. The Medical Association has partnered with CTS Language Link to deliver multilingual interpretation and translation communication services to meet the growing needs of your practice. As of Oct. 16, 2016, physicians receiving financial assistance from HHS, except solely Medicare Part B, must provide language assistance for persons with limited English proficiency (Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act – Nondiscrimination Provisions).
Medical Association members will receive a 20% discount from CTS LanguageLink from standard rates. With over-the-phone interpretation services, physicians have access to more than 240+ languages, and the call center is available 24/7/365 with no monthly minimums, no monthly fees, and no volume requirements. The rate per minute is $1.40 for all 240 languages and dialects for Medical Association members. (Standard rates are $1.75 per min and $100 set-up fee.)
CTS LanguageLink provides document translation for 110+ languages. Document translation quotes are provided at no charge. Physicians can email documents to be translated and receive a quote within 24 hours.
Once physician members sign up for CTS LanguageLink, it takes about 1-2 business days to start utilizing services. CTS LanguageLink has established and extensive language resources, utilizing only native-speaking, professional translators and interpreters, uniquely qualified for your project needs. CTS LanguageLink is a recognized leader in providing the most trusted multilingual communication services to a wide range of corporate and government clients since 1991.