Children’s Health Non-Discrimination Policy
Children’s Health℠ employees will treat all patients and visitors receiving services from or participating in other programs of Children’s Health and its affiliates with equality in a welcoming manner that is free from discrimination.
Children’s Health will not, directly or through contractual arrangements, discriminate in admission or access to treatment or employment in its programs or activities against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, veteran or military status, disability, age (subject to AD 2.06 Age Criteria for Inpatient Admissions Operative Procedures and Ambulatory Care ), cultural, economic, educational background or any other basis prohibited by state, federal or local law including the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84 and 91. For further information regarding this policy, contact the Section 504 Coordinator at the CARE line:214-456-2773.
Children’s Health will inform patients of the availability of special and unique needs and make reasonable accommodations for patients consistent with federal and state requirements. For example, language interpretation services will be made available for non-English speaking patients and sign language interpretation will be made available for hearing impaired patients.
Any person who believes that he, she or another person has been subjected to discrimination which is not permitted by this Policy may file a complaint using Children’s Health complaint and grievance procedures.