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Privacy policy


By using this provider website you agree to abide by the following Terms of Use, which are in addition to any general requirements listed on the (Healthy Blue) website or any website operated for or on behalf of a subsidiary:

Electronic communications

When you visit www.HealthyBlueSC.com and select Providers (and any other registered domains of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina or send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Use of material

The contents of this website contain PHI as defined under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and any applicable amendments. By accessing this information, the user agrees to abide by the applicable state and federal laws and regulations as well as any health plan policies and procedures governing privacy.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and/or Amerigroup Partnership Plan, LLC (Amerigroup) or its content suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and/or Amerigroup and protected by all applicable U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Amerigroup or its software suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, as applicable.

License and site access

Amerigroup grants you a limited license to access and make use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Amerigroup. This license does not include any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited or otherwise exploited for any purposes other than those intended between the provider and applicable entity without express written consent of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and/or Amerigroup. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and/or Amerigroup and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Healthy Blue's name or trademarks without the express written consent of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina or the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as applicable. The granting of access to this site by Amerigroup to you shall not be construed as granting to you any license under any trademark, copyright or invention controlled by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association or Amerigroup. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Amerigroup. You are granted a limited, revocable and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the homepage of Healthy Blue so long as the link does not portray its affiliates or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Healthy Blue logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

Your account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Amerigroup reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and remove or edit content, in their sole discretion.

Content of materials

The materials included within this website, with the exception of information already located within the public domain, include copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information.In the event that certain information contained within the website is provided by third parties, for such third-party information, Amerigroup cannot represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of the information.

Liability

Amerigroup cannot warrant that the website will operate error free. There is no representation by Amerigroup that this website and underlying server are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. Amerigroup does not warrant that this site will always be available, accessible, uninterrupted, timely, secure, accurate, complete or error-free, nor does Amerigroup warrant any connection to or transmission from the internet.

Other businesses

Parties other than Amerigroup provide services. In addition, we may provide links to the sites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their website. Amerigroup does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.

Fraud and abuse

All authorized users agree that the website and information will not be used in violation of any laws including without limitation those laws or regulations relating to fraud and abuse, anti-kickback provisions of Medicare and Medicaid laws.

Indemnity

User agrees to indemnify and hold BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Amerigroup and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, and employees harmless from any claim or demand (including attorneys' fees) made or incurred by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this website or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party relating to your use of the website.

Disputes

Any dispute among the parties hereto shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of South Carolina, without regard to conflict of laws principles. Each party hereby irrevocably consents, in any dispute, action, litigation or other proceeding, to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts wherein lies venue for the state of South Carolina, and irrevocably waives, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the defense of an inconvenient forum to the maintenance of such suit, action or proceeding in such court and further waives the right to object, with respect to such suit, action or proceeding, that such court does not have jurisdiction over such party or that venue is improper.

BlueChoice HealthPlan has contracted with Amerigroup Partnership Plan, LLC, an independent company, for services to support administration of Healthy Connections.

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