Nondiscrimination Policy

DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW

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

Blue Ridge ENT 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, contact Barry Hubert.

If you believe that Blue Ridge ENT 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:

Barry Hubert
870 State Farm Road, Suite 101
Boone, NC 28607
828-264-4545
bhubert@blueridge-ent.com

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Barry Hubert is available to help you. You 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, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf

By mail at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave. SW
Room 509F HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201

By phone at:
1-800-368-1019; 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/hipcomplaintform.pdf