Anti-Discrimination Policy – English

Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements

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

Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

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, please contact our Front Office Manager or Privacy Officer: Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, PA 1910 Blanding Street Columbia, SC 29201 Telephone: (803) 256-4107

If you believe that Midlands Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery 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:

CEO Administrator: Janet L. Carlson, MSN, RN, CRN 
Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, PA
1910 Blanding Street Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 256-4107

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Janet Carlson is available to help you.

CEO Administrator: Janet L. Carlson, MSN, RN, CRN 
Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, PA
1930 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 256-4107

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.