Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination Is Against the Law.
Massachusetts General Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religious creed, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or active military status, marital status, national origin/ethnicity, citizenship or alienage. If you feel you have been discriminated against, contact the Office of Patient Advocacy at 617-726-3370.
Massachusetts General Hospital 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)
Massachusetts General Hospital 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 our Civil Rights Coordinator.
If you believe that Massachusetts General Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or active military status, marital status, national origin/ethnicity, citizenship, alienage contact the Office of Patient Advocacy at 617-726-3370 you can also file a grievance with:
Civil Rights Coordinator, Massachusetts General Hospital
15 Parkman Street
Wang Ambulatory Care Center 018
Boston, MA 02114
You can file a grievance in person or by mail, phone or fax. If you need help filing a grievance, our Civil Rights Coordinator is available to help you. You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at 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
Phone: 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Or by contacting the OCR New England Regional Office at:
Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Government Center
J.F. Kennedy Federal Building - Room 1875
Boston, MA 02203
Phone: 800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Learn more at the US Department Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights website.