NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Orthopaedic Associates of Augusta, P.A. (OAA) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. OAA does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. OAA provides access to free language translation services for patients whose primary language is not English; translation services are available in our offices in the Orthopaedic Clinic at University Hospital. If you need these services, please contact OAA’s Compliance Officers, Cecilia Bowden or Rebecca Henderson, 811 13th St., Suite 20, Augusta, GA 30901, Phone 706 722-3401, Fax 706 724-6540. If you believe that OAA has failed to provide reasonable accommodations or has discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with OAA’s Compliance Officer, either in person or by mail or fax. If you need help filing a grievance, OAA’s Compliance Officer is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint electronically with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf , or by mail at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201, or by phone at 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD). Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.