Yellowstone Surgery Center

Non-Discrimination Notice

Yellowstone Surgery Center focuses on making your patient experience the best it can be.

  Non-Discrimination and Accessibility

The Yellowstone Surgery Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Notice of Non-Discriminiation

The Yellowstone Surgery Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

The Yellowstone Surgery Center:

  • 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

Filing a Grievance

If you believe that the Yellowstone Surgery Center 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:

Teresa Harris, Senior Director of Clinical Operations and Quality Manager
Yellowstone Surgery Center
1144 N 28th Street
Billings, MT 59101
406-237-5985
406-237-5975
tharris@yscmt.com

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Teresa Harris is available to help you.

Filing a Civil Rights Complaint

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