St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression. St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute does not exclude people or treat them differently because of age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression. Our health plans are also subject to the section 1557 nondiscrimination requirements and will be operated accordingly.
St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute:
Provides free auxiliary aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
qualified sign language interpreters, video remote interpreting, or other aids for hearing impaired individuals
written information in multiple formats including large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, or other formats for visually impaired individuals
Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
qualified interpreters or a language line
information is written in other languages
If you need these services, contact St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute today at 727-585-2200.
If you believe that St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute 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:
St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute
1030 West Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33770
Fax: (727) 584-9239
You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, St. Michaels Eye & Laser Institute staff are 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