Kaiser Permanente nondiscrimination notice and language access services

Kaiser Permanente nondiscrimination notice

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Options, Inc. ("Kaiser Permanente") comply with applicable federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We also:

Provide free aids and services to people with disabilities to help ensure effective communication, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, and accessible electronic formats)
  • Assistive devices (magnifiers, Pocket Talkers, and other aids)

Provide 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 Kaiser Permanente.

If you believe that Kaiser Permanente has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, you can file a grievance. Please call us if you need help submitting a grievance. The Civil Rights Coordinator will be notified of all grievances related to discrimination.

Kaiser Permanente
Phone: 206-630-4636
Toll-free: 1-888-901-4636
TTY Washington Relay Service: 1-800-833-6388 or 711
TTY Idaho Relay Service: 1-800-377-3529 or 711
Electronically: kp.org/wa/feedback

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 S.W., Room 509F
HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
1-800-368-1019, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/

For Medicare Advantage Plans Only: Kaiser Permanente is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Kaiser Permanente depends on contract renewal.


Language access services

English: ATTENTION: If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 or 711).

Español (Spanish) ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-888-901-4636 (TTY:1-800-833-6388 / 711).

中文 (Chinese): 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-888-901-4636 (TTY:1-800-833-6388 / 711)。

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese) CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-888-901-4636 (TTY:1-800-833-6388 / 711).

한국어 (Korean) 주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711) 번으로 전화해 주십시오.

Русский (Russian) ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-888-901-4636 (телетайп: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Filipino (Tagalog) PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita kang Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Українська (Ukrainian): УВАГА! Якщо ви розмовляєте українською мовою, ви можете звернутися до безкоштовної служби мовної підтримки. Телефонуйте за номером 1-888-901-4636 (телетайп: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

For Khmer translation services, call 1-888-901-4636 or TTY 1-800-833-6833 / 711

日本語(Japanese): 注意事項:日本語を話される場合、無料の言語支援をご利用いただけます。1-888-901-4636(TTY:1-800-833-6388 / 711)まで、お電話にてご連絡ください。

አማርኛ (Amharic)፥ ማስታወሻ: የሚናገሩት ቋንቋ ኣማርኛ ከሆነ የትርጉም እርዳታ ድርጅቶች፣ በነጻ ሊያግዝዎት ተዘጋጀተዋል፡ ወደ ሚከተለው ቁጥር ይደውሉ 1-888-901-4636 (መስማት ለተሳናቸው: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Oromiffa (Oromo): XIYYEEFFANNAA: Afaan dubbattu Oroomiffa, tajaajila gargaarsa afaanii, kanfaltiidhaan ala, ni argama. Bilbilaa 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

For Arabic translation services, call 1-888-901-4636 or TTY 1-800-833-6833 / 711

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (Punjabi) ਧਿਆਨ ਦਿਓ: ਜੇ ਤੁਸੀਂ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਬੋਲਦੇ ਹੋ, ਤਾਂ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਸੇਵਾ ਤੁਹਾਡੇ ਲਈ ਮੁਫਤ ਉਪਲਬਧ ਹੈ। 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711) ‘ਤੇ ਕਾਲ ਕਰੋ।

Deutsch (German): ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

ພາສາລາວ (Lao): ໂປດຊາບ: ຖ້າວ່າ ທ່ານເວົ້າພາສາລາວ, ການບໍ ລິການຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອດ້ານພາສາ, ໂດຍບໍ່ເສັຽຄ່າ, ແມ່ນມີພ້ອມໃຫ້ທ່ານ. ໂທຣ 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Srpsko-hrvatski (Serbo-Croatian): OBAVJEŠTENJE Ako govorite srpsko-hrvatski, usluge jezičke pomoći dostupne su vam besplatno. Nazovite 1-888-901-4636 (TTY- Telefon za osobe sa oštećenim govorom ili sluhom: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Français (French): ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-888-901-4636 (ATS : 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Română (Romanian): ATENȚIE: Dacă vorbiți limba română, vă stau la dispoziție servicii de asistență lingvistică, gratuit. Sunați la 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

Adamawa (Fulfulde): MAANDO: To a waawi [Adamawa], e woodi ballooji-ma to ekkitaaki wolde caahu. Noddu 1-888-901-4636 (TTY: 1-800-833-6388 / 711).

For Farsi translation services, call 1-888-901-4636 or TTY 1-800-833-6833 / 711