Office for Civil Rights NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Source: HHS Office for Civil Rights

Lallie Kemp Medical Center

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

Lallie Kemp Medical Center

Does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Lallie Kemp Medical Center:

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, accessible electronic 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, call 985-878-9421 and ask the Hospital Operator to contact the Nursing House Supervisor.

If you believe that Lallie Kemp Medical Center 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:

Becky Reeves, Patient Advocate                                                  985-878-1639 (Office Number)

52579 Highway 51 South  Independence, LA  70443               985-878-1603 (Fax)

rreeve@lsuhsc.edu

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Becky Reeves, Patient Advocate, 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

 

Toll Free: 1-800-868-1019,

800-537-7697 (TDD)

 Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/filing-with-ocr/index.html

Revised 8/10/17

 

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Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center
52579 Hwy 51 South, Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-9421 | map | directions