Statement of Non-Discrimination
MeridianHealth complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. MeridianHealth does not exclude people or treat them differently based on age, disability, marital status, race, sex, income, health status, arrest or conviction, religion, sexual preference, color, birth nation, military participation, or language.
- Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and 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, and information written in other languages
If you need these services, contact MeridianHealth at 1-844-289-2264 (TTY: 711).
If you believe that MeridianHealth 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: MeridianHealth, Attn: Appeals and Grievances, PO Box 733, Elk Grove Village IL 60009-0733, 1-844-289-2264 (TTY: 711), Fax: 1-833-920-1747. You can file a grievance in person, or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, MeridianHealth 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/smartscreen/main.jsf, or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, DC 20201, 1-800-368-1019, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD).
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/filing-with-ocr/index.html.