Benefis Health System Non-Discrimination Notice

Benefis Health System (BHS) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. BHS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

BHS provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats).

BHS also provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English such as qualified interpreters and translation services.

If you need any of these free communication services, contact BHS at (406) 455-5101.

The BHS Privacy Officer is responsible to handle compliance with this Non-Discrimination Notice. You may contact the BHS Privacy Officer with your comments or questions at (406) 455-4293.

If you believe that BHS has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, please request a BHS Grievance Form from any member of BHS’s staff and submit to the Patient Complaint & Grievance Liaison in Benefis Administration or by email at benefis@benefis.org.

You may also file a grievance with the 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/cp/complaint_frontpage.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, 800-537-7697 (TDD)