As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) complies with applicable Federal Civil Rights laws and does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its health programs and activities, and in staff and employee assignments to patients, whether carried out by NHC directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which NHC arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (nondiscrimination on the basis of disability), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (nondiscrimination on the basis of age), Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, 42 U.S.C. § 18116, and regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these three statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, 91, and 92.
- 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, please contact the Section 1557 Coordinator listed below.
In case of questions concerning this policy, or in the event of a desire to file a complaint alleging violations of the above, you may do so in person or by mail, fax, or email by contacting the Section 504/1557 Coordinator posted at the location in question or by contacting the Compliance Department.
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).