Notice of Nondiscrimination

Under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), covered entities are required to post notices of nondiscrimination and taglines that alert individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) to the availability of language assistance services. 

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. MedStar St. Mary's Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital:

  • 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 [Name of Civil Rights Coordinator]

If you believe that MedStar St. Mary's Hospital 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:

Privacy Officer MedStar Health, Inc.
10980 Grantchester Way, Columbia, MD 21044
1- 877-811-3411 (toll free)
[email protected]

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, a MedStar Health Privacy 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
HHH Building, SW, Room 509F
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

Rights by Language

English

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. 

Español (Spanish)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital cumple con las leyes federales de derechos civiles aplicables y no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, discapacidad o sexo. 

Français (French)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital respecte les lois fédérales en vigueur relatives aux droits civiques et ne pratique aucune discrimination basée sur la race, la couleur de peau, l'origine nationale, l'âge, le sexe ou un handicap. 

繁體中文 (Chinese)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital 遵守適用的聯邦民權法律規定,不因種族、膚色、民族血統、年齡、殘障 或性別而歧視任何人。 

한국어 (Korean)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital 은(는) 관련 연방 공민권법을 준수하며 인종, 피부색, 출신 국가, 연령, 장애 또는 성별을 이유로 차별하지 않습니다. 

Igbo asusu (Ibo)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital complies na ọdabara Federal ruuru iwu na adịghị akpa ókè na ndabere nke agbụrụ; ụcha akpụkpọ, mba o, afọ, nkwarụ, ma ọ bụ mmekọahụ. 

èdè Yorùbá (Yoruba)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital tẹle ilana ofin ijọba apapọ lori etọ arailu ati pe wọn ko gbọdọ sojuṣaaju lori ọrọ ẹya, àwo, ilu-abinibi, ọjọ-ori, abarapa tabi jijẹ ọkunrin tabi obinrin.

Tagalog (Tagalog – Filipino)

Sumusunod ang MedStar St. Mary's Hospital sa mga naaangkop na Pederal na batas sa karapatang sibil at hindi nandidiskrimina batay sa lahi, kulay, bansang pinagmulan, edad, kapansanan o kasarian. 

Русский (Russian)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital соблюдает применимое федеральное законодательство в области гражданских прав и не допускает дискриминации по признакам расы, цвета кожи, национальной принадлежности, возраста, инвалидности или пола. 

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital tuân thủ luật dân quyền hiện hành của Liên bang và không phân biệt đối xử dựa trên chủng tộc, màu da, nguồn gốc quốc gia, độ tuổi, khuyết tật, hoặc giới tính. 

አማርኛ (Amharic)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital የፌደራል ሲቪል መብቶችን መብት የሚያከብር ሲሆን ሰዎችን በዘር፡ በቆዳ ቀለም፣ በዘር ሃረግ፣ በእድሜ፣ በኣካል ጉዳት ወይም በጾታ ማንኛውንም ሰው ኣያገልም። 

Deutsch (German)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital erfüllt geltenden bundesstaatliche Menschenrechtsgesetze und lehnt jegliche Diskriminierung aufgrund von Rasse, Hautfarbe, Herkunft, Alter, Behinderung oder Geschlecht ab. 

اُردُو (Urdu)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital قاب ِ ل اطلاق وفاقی شہری حقوق کے قوانین کی تعمیل کرتا ہے اور یہ کہ نسل، رنگ ، قومیت، عمر، معذوری یا جنس کی بنیاد پر امتیاز نہیں کرتا۔

हिंदी (Hindi)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital लागूहोने योग्य संघीय नाग�रक अिधकार क़ाननू का पालन करता ह ै और जाित, रंग, रा�ीय मूल, आयु, िवकलांगता, या �लग के आधार पर भेदभाव नह� करता ह।ै  

العربية (Arabic)

یلتزم MedStar St. Mary's Hospital بقوانین الحقوق المدنیة الفدرالیة المعمول بھا ولا یمیز على أساس العرق أو اللون أو الأصل الوطني أو السن أو الإعاقة أو الجنس.

فارسی (Farsi)

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital از قوانین حقوق مدنی فدرال مربوطھ تبعیت می کند و ھیچگونھ تبعیضی بر اساس نژاد، رنگ پوست، اصلیت ملیتی، سن، ناتوانی یا جنسیت افراد قایل نمی شود.