Non-Discrimination Statement

Discrimination is Against the Law

MaineGeneral Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

MaineGeneral Health values the diversity and inclusion of our patients, their visitors, employees, medical staff, volunteers, students and others.

MaineGeneral Health:

  • 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, call Patient Advocacy Services Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (207) 248-5290.

During evenings, weekends and holidays, a clinical administrator is available to discuss concerns and can be contacted through the hospital switchboard at (207) 626-1000.

If you believe MaineGeneral Health has failed to provide these services or discriminated on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, you can file a grievance with:

Patient Advocacy Services
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, ME 04330

  • Regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.): (207) 248-5290
  • Evenings, weekends & holidays (ask for the clinical administrator): (207) 626-1000
  • TTY: 711 (Maine Relay Service)
  • Email: patientadvocacy@b-and-m-software.com

You can file a grievance in person, by phone, by mail or by email. If you need help to file, Patient Advocacy Services can assist you.

You also can 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 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 here

Arabic
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Chinese
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French
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German
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Japanese
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Nilotic
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Russian
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Spanish
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Tagalog
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Thai
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Vietnamese
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