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Nondiscrimination Notice

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. It does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts provides:

  • Free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and written information in other formats (large print or other formats).

  • Free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages.

If you need these services, contact Laureen Corey, Medicare Advantage Appeals and Grievance Manager.

If you believe that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 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 with Laureen Corey, Medicare Advantage Appeals and Grievance Manager by mail at P.O. Box 55007, Boston, MA 02205; phone at 1-800-200-4255 (TTY: 711) from February 15 through September 30, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or October 1 through February 14, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week; fax at 617-246-8506; or email at MedicareAdvantageRXAppeals@bcbsma.com.

You can file a grievance in person, by mail, fax, email, or you can call 1-800-200-4255 (TTY: 711). If you need help filing a grievance, the Medicare Advantage Appeals and Grievance Manager 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 online at ocrportal.hhs.gov; by mail at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, DC 20201; by phone at 1-800-368-1019 or 1-800-537-7697 (TDD).

Complaint forms are available at www.hhs.gov.

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