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The Oaks


On December 22, 2021 the U.S Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts reached a resolution under Title III of the ADA that The Oaks, a nursing facility, discriminated against an individual taking a type of medication to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). The agreement includes adoption of a non-discrimination policy, training of staff, review by the Department of any relevant policies or procedures, create and maintain a log of referred individuals with OUD, annual reports to the Department, written notification to the Department of future complaints, and $5,000 as a civil penalty.

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Case Name
The Oaks
  • Healthcare
  • Substance Use Disorder
Case Document
Updated January 4, 2023