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Discrimination is Against the Law

MJHS Health System complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate or exclude based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or sex.

MJHS Health System:

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 believe that MJHS Health System has failed to provide these services or discriminated in any way based on race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you can file a grievance using one of the following methods:

By Mail or In Person:

Compliance Officer
55 Water Street, 46th Floor, New York, NY 10038

By Calling the MJHS Compliance Hotline:

Filing a civil rights complaint:
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 (TDD)

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