Notice of non-discrimination

Discrimination is against the law. Health Plan of San Joaquin follows State and Federal civil rights laws. Health Plan of San Joaquin does not unlawfully discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently because of sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Health Plan of San Joaquin provides:

  • Free aids and services to people with disabilities to help them communicate better, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats and other formats)
  • Free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

You can also download the Notice of non-discrimination PDF here.

If you need these services, contact Health Plan of San Joaquin between Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. by calling 888.936.7526. Or, if you cannot hear or speak well, please call TTY/TDD 711 to use the California Relay Service.

If you need these services, contact Health Plan of San Joaquin between Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by calling 888.936.7526. If you cannot hear or speak well, please call TTY/TDD 711 to use the California Relay Service. Upon request, this document can be made available to you in braille, large print, audio, and accessible electronic format. To obtain a copy in one of these alternative formats, please call or write to:

Health Plan of San Joaquin

7751 South Manthey Road,
French Camp, CA 95231
888.936.PLAN (7526), TTY/TDD 711

How to file a grievance

If you believe that Health Plan of San Joaquin has failed to provide these services or unlawfully discriminated in another way on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation, you can file a grievance with Health Plan of San Joaquin’s Civil Rights Coordinator, the Chief Compliance Officer. You can file a grievance in writing, in person, or electronically:

By phone: Contact between Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by calling 888.936.7526. Or, if you cannot hear or speak well, please call TTY/TDD 711.

In writing: Fill out a complaint form or write a letter and send it to:

Health Plan of San Joaquin
Attn: Grievance and Appeals Department
7551 S. Manthey Road
French Camp, CA 95231

888.936.PLAN (7526), TTY/TDD 711
By fax: 209.942.6355

In-person: Visit your doctor’s office or Health Plan of San Joaquin and say you want to file a grievance.

Electronically: Visit Health Plan of San Joaquin’s website at hpsj.com

If you need help filing a grievance, a Customer Service Representative can help you.

Call customer service toll free at 888.936.PLAN (7526) TTY/TDD 711. Health Plan of San Joaquin is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Visit online at www.hpsj.com. 

If you need help filing a grievance, a Customer Service Representative can help you.

Office of Civil Rights – California Department of Health Care Services

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Civil Rights by phone, in writing, or electronically:

By phone: Call 916.440.7370. If you cannot speak or hear well, please call 711 (Telecommunications Relay Service).

In writing: Fill out a complaint form or send a letter to:

Deputy Director, Office of Civil Rights Department of
Health Care Services Office of Civil Rights
P.O. Box 997413, MS 0009
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413

Complaint forms are available at http:www.dhcs.ca.gov/Pages/Language_Access.aspx.

Electronically: Send an email to CivilRights@dhcs.ca.gov

Office of Civil Rights – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

If you believe you have been discriminated against on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights by phone, in writing, by phone or electronically:

By phone: Call 1.800.368.1019. If you cannot speak or hear well, please call TTY/TDD 1.800.537.7697.

In writing: Fill out a complaint form or send a letter to:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building Washington,
D.C. 20201

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

Electronically: Visit the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/cp

Posted on October 14th, 2016 and last modified on July 20th, 2021.

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