Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination
and Accessibility Requirements


The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of GA., P.C. complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of GA., P.C. does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of GA., P.C.:
• Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:


o Qualified sign language interpreters
o 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:


o Qualified interpreters
o Information written in other languages


• If you need these services, contact Debra Simmons


If you believe that The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of GA., P.C. 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: Debra Simmons, Practice Manager, 980 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Suite 1020, Atlanta, GA 30342, (404) 255-0226, TTY (770) 978-3120, Fax: (404) 256-8970, d.simmons@handcenterga.com. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Debra Simmons, Practice Manager 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.

Please see document below regarding translation services.