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

            The 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, contact Ms. Leslie J. LaPlante

If you believe that The Surgery Center 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:

Leslie J. LaPlante/Civil Rights Coordinator
1440 Highway Drive
Oxford, AL 36203
PHONE: 256-241-2234
FAX:  256-241-2236
E-mail: leslielaplante@thesurgerycenter.info.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Leslie J. LaPlante/Civil Rights Coordinator 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.

 

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