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DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW

Vail-Summit Orthopaedics (“VSO”) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. VSO does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

VSO 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)

VSO provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

If you need these services, contact VSO’s Compliance Officer.

If you believe that VSO 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:

VSO’s Compliance Officer: Anne Smith

Mailing Address: PO Box 1303, Frisco CO 80443

Telephone number: (970) 668-3633

Fax: (970) 668-4406

Email: asmith@vsortho.com

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, VSO’s Compliance Officer 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.