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Ley 24.091 Sistema de prestaciones básicas en habilitación y rehabilitación integral a favor de las personas con discapacidad (Basic benefits system for the comprehensive entitlement and rehabilitation in favor of persons with disabilities)

The Government of Argentina Country Resources Disability Legislation Argentina 5 November 1997 Legislation/regulation

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Institúyese por la presente ley un sistema de prestaciones básicas de atención integral a favor de las personas con discapacidad, contemplando acciones de prevención, asistencia, promoción y protección, con el objeto de brindarles una cobertura integral a sus necesidades y requerimientos. La ley incluye artículos como: Las personas con discapacidad que carecieren de cobertura de obra social tendrán derecho al acceso a la totalidad de las prestaciones básicas comprendidas en la presente norma, a través de los organismos dependientes del Estado. Las obras sociales y todos aquellos organismos objeto de la presente ley, deberán establecer los mecanismos necesarios para la capacitación de sus agentes y la difusión a sus beneficiarios de todos los servicios a los que pueden acceder, conforme al contenido de esta norma.

This law establishes a system of basic benefits for the comprehensive care for people with disabilities, providing preventive actions, assistance, promotion and protection, in order to provide them comprehensive coverage for their needs and requirements. The law includes articles like: Persons with disabilities who lack social work coverage are entitled to access to all basic services included in this standard, through dependent agencies. Social works and all agencies subject to this law must establish the necessary mechanisms for training its agents and the distribution to beneficiaries of all services that can be accessed according to the contents of this standard.


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