The Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) is the national LGBT benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBT patients, visitors and employees. The HEI 2014 evaluates a total of 1504 healthcare facilities nationwide.
In 2014 427 healthcare facilities met all of the Core Four criteria for LGBT patient-centered care.
HEI Interactive Map
Find the policies for a healthcare facility near you on our HEI nationwide interactive map.
Register to Participate
Healthcare facilities with 100 or more employees are invited to participate in the 2015 HEI.
Core Four Leader Criteria
The HEI asks healthcare organizations whether they meet four foundational criteria for LGBT patient-centered care.
For LGBT Patients
Find resources to protect your rights and navigate healthcare.
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