Discrimination Policy

DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW

Montana Orthopedics (MO) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. MO does not exclude people or treat them differently because of rae, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

MO 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)

MO provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as information written in other languages.

If you need these services, contact MO’s compliance officer.

If you believe that MO 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:

  • MO’s Compliance Officer: Kristine Carpenter
  • Mailing Address: 435 S. Crystal, Suite 400, Butte, MT 59701
  • Telephone Number: (406) 496-3400
  • Fax: (406) 496-3401
  • Email: kcarpenter@montanaorthopedics.com

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, MO’s Compliance Officer is 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, located 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, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD).

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html