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Visually impaired recipients of Medicare and Medicaid aren't getting materials from the government in accessible formats, an advocacy group says. (Photo: Mike Scarcella/ALM)

An advocacy group for the blind and visually impaired is applauding bipartisan legislation in the House to investigate the federal government’s “systemic failure” to provide materials in accessible formats for recipients of Medicare and Medicaid.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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