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NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION PURSUANT TO ACA SECTION 1557

Meadville Medical Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Meadville Medical Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Meadville Medical 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 the Nursing Supervisor at 814-333-5532 or Connie Mahoney, Patient Representative/Meadville Medical Center’s Section 1557 Coordinator.

If you believe that Meadville Medical 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: Connie Mahoney, Patient Representative, by mail at 751 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335, by telephone at 814-333-5580 or Toll Free at 1-800-283-8321, by facsimile at 814-333-5496, or via email at cmahoney@mmchs.org. If you need help filing a grievance, Connie Mahoney 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, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.