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Non-Discrimination Policy

Calvary Hospital does not discriminate against persons in its admissions and/or services on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, including pregnancy status, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or source of payment.

Calvary operates its programs, Inpatient (including Brooklyn Campus), Home Care and Hospice in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975,Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, the codes and rules and regulations of the Department of Health and Human Services implementing these laws and the New York State Department of Health Regulations of 2006 that sets standards for hospital’s communication with Limited English Proficient Individuals (LEP).

Any individuals who believe they have been discriminated against on the basis of any of the reasons included in the policy statement, may contact the 504/1557 Language Assistance Coordinator or The Department of Health and Human Services.

The Department of Health and Human Services may be contacted at:
The Department of Health and Human Services
Office for Civil Rights – Eastern & Caribbean Region
Jacob Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3312
New York, NY 10278
(212) 264-3313
(800) 368-1019 (Toll Free)
(212) 264-2355 (TDD)
(212) 264-3039 (Fax)

Customer Response Center
(800) 537-7697
(202) 619-3818

Calvary Hospital provides a number of services free of charge to ensure effective communication and accessibility to information for our patients and their family members. Professional medical interpreters are available to patients and families who prefer to communicate in a language other than English. Additionally, sign language services are available for our deaf patients. Significant hospital documents are available in braille, large print, PDF and Microsoft Word files, and electronic audio files for people who are blind or have visual impairments.

Professional medical interpreters are available in over 200 languages via telephone.

Your Right to an Interpreter
You have the right to an interpreter at no cost to you.

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