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General Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Fund’s health care plan complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Plan does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Plan:

  1. 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)
  2. Provides 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 Joe Ficele, Director of Security & Risk Management at 800-227-7863. If you believe that the Plan 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:

Joe Ficele, Director of Security & Risk Management
2900 W. Alameda Avenue, Suite 1100, Burbank CA 91505
Telephone: 800-227-7863, TTY: 818-526-3199, Fax: 818-526-6522

You can file a grievance in person or by telephone, mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Joe Ficele, Director of Security & Risk Management 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, or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 509F, HHS Building, Washington, DC 20201, 800-868-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD). Complaint forms are available at:

This chart displays, in various languages, the phone number to call for
free language assistance services for individuals with limited English proficiency.
Language Message About Language Assistance
English ATTENTION:  Language assistance services are available to you free of charge. Call 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Arabic  ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغوية تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم 1-7863-227-800 (رقم هاتف الصم والبكم: 1-3199-526-818).
Chinese 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-800-227-7863(TTY:1-818-526-3199)。
French ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-800-227-7863 (ATS : 1-818-526-3199).
French Creole (Haitian) ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyòl Ayisyen, gen sèvis èd pou lang ki disponib gratis pou ou. Rele 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
German ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Italian ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l’italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Japanese 注意事項:日本語を話される場合、無料の言語支援をご利用いただけます。1-800-227-7863(TTY:1-818-526-3199)まで、お電話にてご連絡ください。
Korean 주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199) 번으로 전화해 주십시오.

توجه: اگر به زبان فارسی گفتگو می کنید، تسهیلات زبانی بصورت رایگان برای شما فراهم می باشد. با  7863-227-800-1 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199) تماس بگیرید.

Polish UWAGA: Jeżeli mówisz po polsku, możesz skorzystać z bezpłatnej pomocy językowej. Zadzwoń pod numer 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Portuguese ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguísticos, grátis. Ligue para 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Russian ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-800-227-7863 (телетайп: 1-818-526-3199).
Spanish ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Tagalog PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).
Vietnamese CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-800-227-7863 (TTY: 1-818-526-3199).