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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination | Language Assistance Services

Discrimination is Against the Law

Optim Medical Center-Screven complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Optim Medical Center-Screven does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Optim Medical Center-Screven:

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, contact Sharon Lagina Evans, Compliance Officer, 912.564.7426.

If you believe that Optim Medical Center-Screven 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:

Sharon Lagina Evans
Compliance Officer
215 Mims Road
Sylvania, GA 30467
Phone: 912.564.7426 (direct line)
Email:
sevans@optimhealth.com

You may file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Sharon Lagina Evans, Compliance Officer,, is available to help you.

You may 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.