Non-Discrimination

Western Health Advantage complies with applicable Federal and California civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability, as applicable.

Western Health Advantage does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

Western Health Advantage:

Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

If you need these services, contact the Member Services Manager at 888.563.2250 and find more information online at https://www.westernhealth.com/legal/non-discrimination-notice/.

If you believe that Western Health Advantage has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation age, or disability, you can file a grievance by telephone, mail, fax, email, or online with:

Member Services Manager
2349 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95833
916.563.2250 or 916.563.2250
888.877.5378 TTY
800.537-7697 TDD

CalPERS Members
Western Health Advantage
Attention: Member Services Manager
2349 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95833
888.WHA.PERS (888.942.7377) toll-free
TTY: 888.877.5378 
Fax: 916.568.0126 

memberservices@westernhealth.com

https://www.westernhealth.com/legal/grievance-form/.

If you need help filing a grievance, the Member Services Manager is available to help you.

For more information about the Western Health Advantage grievance process and your grievance rights with the California Department of Managed Health Care, please visit our website at https://www.westernhealth.com/legal/grievance-form/.

If there is a concern of discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, 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:

Website: https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf

Or you may mail a complaint form to: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
800.368.1019
800.537.7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.