Appendix A to Part 92 — Discrimination is Against the Law
Family Foot Care of Rochester complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Family Foot Care of Rochester does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Family Foot Care of Rochester provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as: Qualified sign language interpreters;
Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats;
Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as: Qualified interpreters for language and Sign.
If you believe that Family Foot Care of Rochester has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: the Civil Rights Coordinator, Robert B. Peel, DPM or Douglas A. Ring, DPM 2101 Lac de Ville Blvd., Rochester, NY 14618, (585) 244-1150, Fax (585) 473-9602. You can file a grievance in person or by mail or fax. If you need help filing a grievance, contact the nearest Civil Rights Coordinator 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, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD) Complaint forms are available at
Appendix B to Part 92 — Individuals With Limited English Proficiency of Language Assistance Services
ATTENTION: If you speak Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese or Sign, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. If there is a language you speak that is not listed, we will do our best to have an interpreter available. The interpreter will be present at the time of your office visit.
Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Section 1557 is the nondiscrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs or activities. Section 1557 builds on long-standing and familiar Federal civil rights laws: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. Section 1557 extends nondiscrimination protections to individuals participating in:
Any health program or activity any part of which received funding from HHS
Any health program or activity that HHS itself administers
Health Insurance Marketplaces and all plans offered by issuers that participate in those Marketplaces.
Section 1557 has been in effect since its enactment in 2010 and the HHS Office for Civil Rights has been enforcing the provision since it was enacted. If you believe you have been discriminated against on one of the bases protected by Section 1557, you may file a complaint with OCR. Issuance of the Final RuleOn May 13, 2016, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued the final rule implementing of Section 1557.