Nondiscrimination Statement

 Notice Informing Individuals about Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement

Discrimination is Against the Law

Somerset Hospital and its related affiliates complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Somerset Hospital and its related affiliates does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Somerset Hospital and its related affiliates:

·         Provide free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

o   Qualified sign language interpreters; and

o   Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats). 

·         Provide free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

o   Qualified interpreters;

o   Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Pamela Ream at 814-443-5092

If you believe that Somerset Hospital or its related affiliates 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: Pamela Ream, Vice President of Administrative Services; 225 South Center Avenue, Somerset, PA 15501; Telephone 814-443-5092; Fax 814-443-4937; pamream@somersethospital.com. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Pamela Ream 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, D.C. 20201

            1-(800)-368-1019; 1-(800)-537-7697

            Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

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Somerset Hospital, 225 South Center Avenue, Somerset, PA 15501    TEL: 814-443-5000
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