Equal Opportunity Employer
Shawnee Health Service (SHS) is an equal opportunity employer and provider in compliance with the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions, the Illinois Human Rights Act, the U.S. Civil Rights Act, and other U.S. and Illinois applicable statutes, rules, and regulations.
HRSA and HHS
Shawnee Health Service (SHS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. SHS operates community health centers that are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant No. H80CS00667, Project Title: Health Center Cluster. This funding is $4,746,202 annually; 17% of total operational costs. 83% of operational costs come from patient fees, state and local government, medical schools, foundations, hospitals, and individual tax deductible contributions.
Shawnee Health Service (SHS) is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)-deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
Notice of State and Federal Government Policies
Shawnee Health Service observes, respects, and supports stated policies of the state and federal governments that preclude discrimination, including, but not limited to: the Illinois Human Rights Act; the Older Americans Act; the Illinois Act on Aging; U.S. Civil Rights Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; Age Discrimination Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Immigration Reform and Control Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; and the U.S. and Illinois Constitution.
Sliding Fee Scale
Shawnee Health Service (SHS) serves all patients regardless of inability to pay. A sliding fee scale based on patients’ family size and income is available to eligible community members for many of the services offered by SHS. For more information or an application, please call, visit our website, or ask at the front desk.
For Shawnee Alliance Older Adult Programs
Shawnee Health Service dba Shawnee Alliance does not discriminate in admission to programs or activities or treatment of employment or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the U.S. Civil Rights Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, their applicable rules and regulations thereto; and the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions.
If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint with the Illinois Department On Aging. For information, call 1-800-252-8966 (Voice & TTY), or contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at Shawnee Health Service, at 618-985-8221.
It is the policy of Shawnee Health Service to provide services to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental handicap, unfavorable military discharge, or age.
Enable someone else to benefit from receiving assistance by making a contribution/memorial to Shawnee Health Service dba Shawnee Alliance, a not-for-profit corporation. Your gift is tax deductible under the guidelines of current tax laws. Contributions/memorials go directly into services to help others. Thank you for your support. Please mail contributions to Shawnee Alliance, 6355 Brandhorst Drive, Carterville, IL 62918.
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