EmblemHealth Nondiscrimination Policy
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EmblemHealth complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. EmblemHealth does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
- 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 call the telephone number marked “customer service” on the back of your member ID card [TTY/TDD: 711].
If you believe that EmblemHealth 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 EmblemHealth Grievance and Appeals Department, PO Box 2844, New York, NY 10116, or call the telephone number marked “customer service” on the back of your member ID card. (Dial 711 for TTY/TDD services.) You can file a grievance in person, by mail or by phone. If you need help filing a grievance, EmblemHealth’s Grievance and Appeals Department is available to help you. You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights electronically through the Office of 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; 1-800-368-1019, (dial 800-537-7697 for TTY services.)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.
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