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CMS Nondiscrimination and Auxiliary Aid Notice

CMS Nondiscrimination Notice and Notice of Availability of Auxiliary Aids and Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by CMS directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which CMS arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
CMS is committed to making its programs, benefits, services, facilities, information, and technology accessible in accordance with Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  CMS provides various auxiliary aids and services, including alternate formats and relay services, at no cost to better communicate with people with disabilities.

To request an auxiliary aid or service, please contact:

1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
TTY users should call: 1-800-486-2048

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination in a CMS program or activity, you may contact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, at:

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
toll-free:  (800) 368-1019
TDD toll-free:  (800) 537-7697


For additional information about this notice, please contact the CMS Civil Rights Team at: