Promoting healthy communities and efficient use of resources
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) doesn’t exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by CMS directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which CMS arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
How to file a Complaint: If you believe you’ve been subjected to discrimination in a CMS program or activity, there are 3 ways to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights:
- By phone: Call 1-800-368-1019. TDD users should call 1-800-537-7697.
- In writing: Send information about your complaint to:
- Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
I'm honored to follow the legacy of such great leaders as Susan Ponder-Stansel and Jay Millson in my role as the new board chair. Together, with Susan Grich (President & CEO) and a talented group of board members, we will work to fulfill the Health Planning Council’s mission. As board chair, I will strive to ensure that we continue identifying opportunities to improve the health and well-being of our community through existing and new collaborative partnerships.