Discrimination is Against the Law

Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri, d/b/a Advanced Orthopedic Specialists complies with federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability or sex. Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri, d/b/a Advanced Orthopedic Specialists does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri, d/b/a Advanced Orthopedic Specialists:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Information written in other formats, including large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, and others.
  • 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, please contact Tom Weber, Compliance Coordinator, 48 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, (573) 335-8257, tom@aospecialists.com.

If you believe that Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri, d/b/a Advanced Orthopedic Specialists 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: Tom Weber, Compliance Coordinator, 48 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, (573) 335-8257, tom@aospecialists.com. You can file a grievance in person, by fax or by email. If you need help filing a grievance, Compliance Coordinator Tom Weber is available to help you.

You may 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

Complaint forms are available online at: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

 

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Spanish

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Chinese

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Vietnamese

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Serbo-Croatian (Serbian)

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German

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Arabic

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Korean

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Russian

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French

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Tagalog

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Pennsylvanian Dutch

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Persian – Farsi

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Cushite – Oromo

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Portuguese

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Amharic

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