Section 1557 – Notice of Nondiscrimination

 

 

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. EHMC does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. EHMC provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and/or written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats). EHMC provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages. If you need these services, contact our Patient Relations Department. If you believe that EHMC 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 our Patient Relations Department, 350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631; telephone: 201-894-3368; email: patrel@ehmchealth.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help, our Patient Relations Department is available. 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 ocrportal.hhs.gov 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, 800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD). Complaint forms are available at hhs.gov/ocr.