Accessibility Statement

L.A. Care Health Plan is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to the widest possible audience, including individuals with disabilities, by meeting or exceeding the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. L.A. Care has committed to being fully Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA compliant.

Documents

Website documents are provided as downloadable pdf files. You can read these files with Adobe Reader. If you do not have Adobe Reader in your computer, you can download it from Adobe.com for free at http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/reader.html

Please note, written materials are available in languages other than English and alternative formats including braille, audio, large print, and accessible PDF

Standards

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Priority 1 checkpoints are the basis for a standard of accessibility.  The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are part of a series of Web accessibility guidelines published by the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative. They consist of a set of guidelines on making content accessible, primarily for disabled users, but also for all user agents, including highly limited devices, such as mobile phones.

Each page of lacare.org also conforms to the Technical Standards for Web-based intranet and internet information and applications defined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794d).

Accessibility Tips for L.A. Care Websites

To have the best experience of our site, we recommend that you use the latest versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE), Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Apple's Safari. These browsers provide features to make web content more accessible, including changing font sizes and screen colors for greater accessibility.

Accessibility features in IE 8

Accessibility features in IE 9

Accessibility features in IE 10

Accessibility features in IE 11

Google accessibility features

Mozilla accessibility features

Safari accessibility features


Accessibility Features

Text

Font colors are checked to make sure they are easy to read and do not blend in with the background or with other font colors.

Each page of the graphical version of lacare.org has a text magnification control built into it that enables visitors to easily increase or decrease typeface size. It is positioned at the top of each page.

Images

Images are tagged to inform readers of their content and purpose.

Links

Link destinations are clear. Additional coding is used to show link destinations when necessary.