Jefferson Health

Civil Rights Compliance

Purpose

This Policy sets forth TJUH System’s commitment to provide services in an environment free of unlawful or improper discrimination in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and accreditation standards. 

Policy

TJUH System does not discriminate in the provision of or access to medical treatment and prohibits discrimination based upon age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, sexual preference, gender identity, gender expression or handicap. In accordance with federal regulations, TJUH System abides by the Americans with Disabilities Act and assures that no individual is discriminated against on the basis or his/her disability and receives  full and equal access to goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages and accommodations of TJUH System. Further, TJUH System does not discriminate against patients in life threatening situations based upon their ability to pay.

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