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The information on this Healthy Blue website has been created by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC). This website and the materials provided herein have been prepared for general informational purposes only and are based on generally accepted medical opinions. The information on this website may not reflect the most current health care developments and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up-to-date. No warranty is made as to the accuracy of the content of this website.

This site does not contain individualized or customized medical or health care advice, and no person should rely on, act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information contained in this website without seeking direct advice from a health care professional. Transmission of the information to or from this website does not create a patient-hospital relationship between Blue Cross NC and the user. Information on this website does not guarantee or warrant a good clinical outcome. Nothing on this website (including links to other sites) should be interpreted as promoting, referring, recommending, endorsing, guaranteeing, or warranting any particular health care or other service, product, entity or provider.

Reproduction, distribution, republication and retransmission of material contained within the Healthy Blue website is prohibited unless the prior written permission of Blue Cross NC has been obtained. Links to this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of Blue Cross NC has been obtained.

While Blue Cross NC makes all commercially reasonable efforts to secure communications over this website, Blue Cross NC cannot guarantee secure transactions at all times. Users who are concerned about the privacy or confidentiality of their communications should call or contact the recipient directly via mail. Users should not use this website to communicate regarding time-sensitive or urgent matters, since Blue Cross NC cannot ensure timely responses.

Blue Cross NC reserves the right to collect general information regarding usage and users of this website (including, without limitation, the name of the domain of each user, the IP protocol number of each user, and the date and time each webpage was visited). Some pages may use cookies to maintain sessions or to automate navigation. However, information that can personally identify individual users will not be collected.

Notwithstanding the above, Blue Cross NC may collect personally identifiable information regarding users who voluntarily provide such information (for example, email addresses of users who send emails to Blue Cross NC, or mailing addresses of users who sign up for notification of upcoming events, news, etc.).

Blue Cross NC shall not be liable to any party for any claims for damages based on any cause of action whatsoever relating to use of this website by any person or entity.

Your use and viewing of the Healthy Blue website indicates your agreement to the terms and conditions set forth in this legal notice page.