LEP Non-Discrimination Notice 1557

Effective    10/10/16

 

Meridian Surgery Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. 

Meridian Surgery Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Meridian Surgery Center:

• Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively

with us, such as:

    —Qualified sign language interpreters

    —Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)

• Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

    —Qualified interpreters

    —Information written in other languages

If you need these services, please let our staff know.

If you believe that Meridian SurgeryCenter has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Jason Strickland, Compliance Officer

1314 19th Avenue

Meridian, MS 39301

1-800-826-6762

Fax: 601-703-3261

Email: Jason.Strickland@rushhealth.com

 

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Jason Strickland, Compliance Officer, is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human

Services Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint

Portal available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW

Room 509F, HHH Building

Washington, D.C. 20201

1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at

http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html