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Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements Notice

Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements Notice

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

Maryland Health Connection:

  • Provides free auxiliary 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)
  • Provides free language assistance services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages

If you need these services, please call 855-642-8572 for assistance.

How to File a Discrimination Grievance

If you believe that Maryland Health Connection 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 in writing by mail or email to the Civil Rights Coordinator. If you need help filing a grievance, the Civil Rights Coordinator is available to help you.

Civil Rights Coordinator
Phone: 410-547-6862
Fax: 410-547-6805
Deaf and hard of hearing use Maryland relay.
Email: MHCCivil.Rights@Maryland.gov
Mail: 750 E. Pratt St., 6th floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

You also may 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, DC 20201; 1-800-868-1019; 800-537-7697 (TDD). Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.