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- American Hospital Association’s Patient Care Partnership brochure teaches patients about rights and responsibilities in regard to their hospital stay. (It comes in English, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.) Read it online at http://www.aha.org/advocacy-issues/communicatingpts/pt-care-partnership.shtml.
- This site explains new patient rights with regard to health insurance under the 2010 Affordable Care Act: https://www.healthcare.gov/how-does-the-health-care-law-protect-me/.
- To learn about your rights as a person who does not speak English very well, please visit the Office of Civil Rights website: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/index.html. You may find materials translated into several languages by choosing your language at the bottom right corner of the page.
- If you believe that you or an individual that you or your organization represents has been discriminated against because of your race, color, or national origin, including limited English proficiency (LEP), please read the Fact Sheet about how to file a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights.
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