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The U.S. Access Board’s Technical Assistance phone number is now 202-272-0080 extension 3.


photo of an mri The Board has issued accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment under the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” The Board also developed guidance on accessible prescription drug container labels.

Medical Diagnostic Equipment

These standards address medical diagnostic equipment, including examination tables and chairs, weight scales, radiological equipment, and mammography equipment.

Prescription Drug Container Labels

Advisory non-mandatory guidance Advisory guidance developed by a stakeholder working group provides best practices on providing access to prescription drug container labels for people who have vision impairments or who are elderly.