Non-Discrimination Notice

ATTENTION: If you speak English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-800-884-4901 (TTY: 711).

SHA, LLC d/b/a FirstCare Health Plans and Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. FirstCare Health Plans and Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company do not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

FirstCare Health Plans and Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company:
  • Provide free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Written information in other formats (large print and accessible electronic formats)
  • Provide free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages
If you need these services, contact the Compliance Officer at 1-214-820-8888 or send an email to SWHPComplianceDepartment@BSWHealth.org.

If you believe that FirstCare Health Plans and Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company have 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:
 
Compliance Officer
1206 West Campus Drive, Suite 151
Temple, Texas 76502
 
Compliance HelpLine; 1-888-484-6977 or https://app.mycompliancereport.com/report.aspx?cid=swhp.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, online, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Compliance Officer is available 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 https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, 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, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/filing-with-ocr/index.html

Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHA, LLC d/b/a FirstCare Health Plans (a wholly owned subsidiary of Scott and White Health Plan). PPO plans are offered by Southwest Life & Health Insurance Company. HMO, Medicaid and Medicare plans are offered by SHA, LLC.
 

Language Assistance


If you, or someone you’re helping, has questions about FirstCare Health Plans, you have the right to get help and information in your language at no cost. To talk to an interpreter, call 1-855-572-7238 (TTY/TDD: 7-1-1). Click here for information in other languages.
  
 
 
 

Privacy Questions or Concerns?

Questions or concerns about your rights to privacy under HIPAA or Notice of Privacy Practices? Call the Compliance Helpline at 1-866-399-8161 or write to:
 
Compliance Officer
1206 West Campus Drive
Temple, TX 76502
1-214-820-8888

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