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OHCA Policies and Rules

317:30-3-17. Discrimination laws

[Revised 09-01-17]

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority has assured compliance with the regulations of the Department of Health and Human Services, Title 45, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 80 (which implements Public Law 88-352, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 601), Part 84 (which implements Public Law 93-112, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504), Part 90 (which implements Public Law 94-135, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 301), Title 9 of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Executive Orders 11246 and 11375.

(1) These laws and regulations prohibit excluding from participation in, denying the benefits of, or subjecting to discrimination, under any program or activity receiving Federal Financial Assistance any person on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, and qualified person on the basis of handicap, or unless program-enabling legislation permits, on the basis of age. Under these requirements, payment cannot be made to vendors providing care and/or services under Federally-assisted programs conducted by the Authority unless such care and service is provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin or handicap or without distinction on the basis of age except as legislatively permitted or required.

(2) Written complaints of noncompliance with any of these laws should be made to the Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, 4345 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105, or the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., or both.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.