Notice of Rights Under Federal Conscience and Nondiscrimination Laws

Bryan Health complies with applicable Federal health care conscience protection statutes,
including the Church Amendments, 42 U.S.C. 300a–7; the Coats-Snowe Amendment, section 245
of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 238n; the Weldon Amendment, e.g., Consolidated
Appropriations Act, 2023, Public Law 117–328, div. H, title V General Provisions, section 507(d)(1)
(Dec. 29, 2022); Sections 1303(b)(1)(A), (b)(4), and (c)(2)(A), and 1411(b)(5)(A), and 1553 of the
ACA, 42 U.S.C. 18023(b)(1)(A), (b)(4), and (c)(2)(A), 18081(b)(5)(A), and 18113; certain Medicare
and Medicaid provisions, 42 U.S.C. 1320a– 1(h), 1320c–11, 1395i–5, 1395w–22(j)(3)(B), 1395x(e),
1395x(y)(1), 1395cc(f), 1396a(a), 1396a(w)(3), 1396u–2(b)(3)(B), 1397j–1(b), and 14406; the
Helms, Biden, 1978, and 1985 Amendments, 22 U.S.C. 2151b(f), accord, e.g., Consolidated
Appropriations Act, 2023, Public Law 117–328, div. K, title VII, section 7018 (Dec. 29, 2022); 22
U.S.C. 7631(d); 42 U.S.C. 280g–1(d), 290bb–36(f), 1396f, 1396s(c)(2)(B)(ii); 5106i(a)); and 29
U.S.C. 669(a)(5).
You may have rights as a provider, patient, or other individual under these Federal statutes, which
prohibit coercion or other discrimination on the basis of conscience, whether based on religious
beliefs or moral convictions, in certain circumstances. If you believe that Bryan Health has violated
any of these provisions, you may file a 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, HHH Building,
Washington, DC 20201, 1–800–368–1019, 800–537–7697 (TDD) or by email at
Complaint forms and more information about Federal conscience protection laws are available