Nondiscrimination Policy

"This facility has agreed to comply with the provisions of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and all requirements imposed pursuant thereto to the end that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, religious creed, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in the provision of any care or service."

CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE

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

LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE

The Palos SurgiCenter provides services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information if other formats can be requested and made readily available, other formats may include (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 Administrator

If you believe that that we have 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:

Administrator
Palos SurgiCenter
7340 West College Drive, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463
Phone: 708-361-3233
Email: vforrest@palossurgicenter.com

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, our Administrator 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, DC 20201
1-800-868-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

Palos SurgiCenter complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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