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Discrimination is Against the Law

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

Meritus Health:

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)

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 Patient Advocate’s Office at 301-790-8105.


Meritus Health's Director of Patient Advocacy has been designated as the Civil Rights Coordinator for Meritus Health. If you believe that Meritus Health has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Patient Advocate
Meritus Medical Center
11116 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-790-8105
Advocates@meritushealth.com.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, telephone, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Meritus Health’s Patient Advocate’s Office 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, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://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
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

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Español (Spanish)

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Meritus Health tuân thủ luật dân quyền hiện hành của Liên bang và không phân biệt đ ối xửdựatrên chủng tộc, màu da, nguồn gốc quốc gia, đ ộtuổi, khuyết tật, hoặc giới tính.

Deutsch (German)

Meritus Health erfüllt geltenden bundesstaatliche Menschenrechtsgesetze und lehnt jegliche Diskriminierung aufgrund von Rasse, Hautfarbe, Herkunft, Alter, Behinderung oder Geschlecht ab.

Italiano (Italian)

Meritus Health è conforme a tutte le leggi federali vigenti in materia di diritti civili e non pone in essere discriminazioni sulla base di razza, colore, origine nazionale, età, disabilità o sesso.

Русский (Russian)

Meritus Health соблюдает применимое федеральное законодательство в области гражданских прав и не допускает дискриминации по признакам расы, цвета кожи, национальной принадлежности, возраста, инвалидности или пола.

Tagalog (Tagalog)

Sumusunod ang Meritus Health sa mga naaangkop na Pederal na batas sa karapatang sibil at hindi nandidiskrimina batay sa lahi, kulay, bansang pinagmulan, edad, kapansanan o kasarian.

Türkçe (Turkish)

Meritus Health yürürlükteki Federal medeni haklar yasalarına uygun hareket eder ve ırk, renk,ulusal köken, yaş, engellilik durumu ve cinsiyet ayrımcılığı yapmaz.

한국어 (Korean)

Meritus Health 은(는)관련 연방 공민권법을 준수하며 인종,피부색, 출신국가, 연령, 장애 또는 성별을 이유로 차별하지 않습니다.

አማርኛ (Amharic)

Meritus Health የፌደራል ሲቪል መብቶችን መብት የሚያከብር ሲሆን ሰዎችን በዘር፡ በቆዳ ቀለም፣ በዘር ሃረግ፣ በእድሜ፣ በኣካል ጉዳት ወይም በጾታ ማንኛውንም ሰው ኣያገልም ።

العربية(Arabic)

بقوانین الحقوق المدنیة الفدرالیة المعمول بھا ولا یمیز على أساس العرق أو اللون أو Meritus Health یلتزم
الأصل الوطني أو السن أو الإعاقة أو الجنس.
বাংলা (Bengali)
Meritus Health যাজয্ েফডােরল নাগিরক অিধকার আইন েমেন চেল এবং জািত, রঙ,জাতীয় উৎপিত্ত, বয়স, অ�মতা,বা িলে�র িভিত্তেত ৈবষময্ কের না।

Igbo asusu (Ibo)

Meritus Health complies na ọdabara Federal ruuru iwu na adịghị akpa ókè na ndabere nke agbụrụ; ụcha akpụkpọ, mba o, afọ, nkwarụ, ma ọ bụ mmekọahụ.

Deitsch (Pennsylvania Dutch)

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301-790-8000
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