Don't Forget ACA Non-Discrimination Compliance to Begin October 16th

Don't Forget ACA Non-Discrimination Compliance to Begin October 16thReminder, ACA Section 1557 Compliance Began Sunday, October 16th!

All practices – regardless of practice size – are required to post the non-discrimination notice and taglines. Follow theses easy steps to ensure your practice is compliant.

Post Notice of Nondiscrimination
Download PDF.
– Enter practice name.
– Print/post in office.
– Post PDF to your website.

Arrange for a Language Assistance Provider
– Download list of language assistance providers.
– Select a provider.
– Establish a relationship.

Make a Tag Lines Poster
– Identify the top 15 languages in your state.
Download the example PDF.
– Enter practice name & language assistance provider phone. Download language verbiage and copy into template.
– Print/post in clinic.

Establish Civil Rights Grievance Procedure
– Only required for covered entities with 15 or more employees.
– Designate a Civil Rights Grievance Officer.
– Put Civil Rights Grievance Procedure in place and document.

Complete Online Attestation
Go to OCR attestation portal.
– Submit Assurance of Compliance.

This is required for all practices receiving government funding (ie. Medicare Parts A, C & D [NOT B], Medicaid, Meaningful Use, etc.)