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Civil Rights Office
Español Our Mission The HHSC Civil Rights Office works to promote a diverse environment, ... to inquiries from clients and people applying for benefits about civil rights. Provide training and guidance to staff ...

Civil Rights Office: Contact Us
You can call or write the Civil Rights Office with any questions about discrimination or the complaint process. Civil Rights ... 512-438-4313 Fax: 512-438-5885 Email: HHSCivilRightsOffice@hhsc.state.tx.us You can also contact the Civil Rights Office ...

2000 Handling Inquiries About the Licensing Process and Exemptions
2100 Providing Information About Licensing Processes November 2010   Licensing staff ... for each type of child day care operation regulated by HHSC on or after September 1, 2003. See also 40 TAC ... for the exemption. HHSC may seek injunctive action, civil penalties, or both against a person who: knowingly ...

How to Select the Right Sign Language Interpreter
... . For a list of interpreter agencies contracted with HHSC, click here . For a list of recommended certification ... (RID) Specialty Certificate: Legal (SC:L) in Criminal or Civil Court proceedings. Information about the national Registry of Interpreters (RID) is ...

Section 1000, HHSC Provider Investigation Program Overview
... Human Services Commission. The PI program is part of the HHSC Regulatory Services Division. The PI Handbook provides information about PI policies and procedures and links to other related ... Texas Occupations Code §1701.404 . See related Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, §81.001 Neglect: When the ...

32.2 Implementing the Policy
... takes necessary steps to ensure that our commitment to civil rights is reflected in both words and actions. Civil ... an external compliance agency, must be forwarded to the HHSC Civil Rights Office within 10 calendar days of receipt ... staff member receiving the complaint. Detailed information about policies, services, and procedures may be found at the ...

Requirements for Contractors
... and Human Services (HHS) policies and federal and state civil rights laws and treat our clients and the public with ... you must display and how to inform applicants and clients about their rights. How to eliminate barriers and make ... their right to file a complaint, is to hand them an  HHSC Civil Rights Office brochure . Discrimination Our ...

Form H4870, Client Complaint of Discrimination (English-Spanish Version)
... Purpose To provide the individual alleging a violation of civil rights with a means of signing a complaint form. To ... to the civil rights office and recording information about the civil rights violation allegations. Procedure When ... Form H4870 except the area identified at the bottom for HHSC use only. Enter the name, telephone number, and address. ...

Reporting a Privacy Incident
... your complaint to the HHS Privacy Division at privacy@hhsc.state.tx.us . You also may file a complaint with the ... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Region VI, 1301 Young St., Suite 1169, Dallas, TX 75202. You can learn more about filing a complaint on the Health Information Privacy ...

B-1300, Nondiscrimination
... Programs The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) does not discriminate against any applicant or ... days of a request. Individuals should be referred to the Civil Rights Office toll-free at 1-888-388-6332. Staff can ...   All Programs HHSC obtains racial and ethnic information about all individuals. The racial or ethnic categories are: ...