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Discrimination is Against the Law

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters or written information in other formats.
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters or information written in other languages.   If you need these services, you may request them from any of our Registration or Patient Care personnel.

If you believe that Sarasota Memorial Health Care System 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:

Compliance Officer
1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239
941-917-2255, Toll Free @ 1-800-764-8255 ext. 2255, or email SMHcompliance@smh.com    

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, 800-537-7697 (TDD) Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

 

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