Renewal Conditions: By joining you indicate you have read the terms and conditions of the plan. This plan will automatically renew at the end of your membership term.
Termination Conditions: Avera Health Plans and Careington International Corporation (Careington) reserve the right to terminate plan members from its plan for any reason.
Cancellation Conditions: Please notify Avera Health Plans if for any reason you are dissatisfied with the plan and wish to cancel. Avera Health Plans will accept and cancel program memberships at any time during the membership period.
Description of Services: Please see the enclosed materials for a specific description of the programs included in your plan.
Limitations, Exclusions & Exceptions: This plan is a discount membership program offered by Careington. Careington is not a licensed insurer, health maintenance organization or other underwriter of health care services. No portion of any provider's fees will be reimbursed or otherwise paid by Careington. Careington is not licensed to provide and does not provide health care services or items to individuals. You will receive discounts for services at certain health care providers who have contracted with the plan. You are obligated to pay for all health care services at the time of service. Savings are based upon the provider's normal fees. Actual savings will vary depending upon location and specific services or products purchased. Please verify such services with each individual provider. The plan's discounts may not be used in conjunction with any other discount plan or program. All listed or quoted prices are current prices by participating providers and subject to change without notice. Any procedures performed by a non-participating provider are not discounted. From time to time, certain providers may offer products or services to the general public at prices lower than the discounted prices available through this plan. In such event, members will be charged the lowest price. Discounts on professional services are not available where prohibited by law. This plan does not discount all procedures. Providers are subject to change without notice and services may vary in some states. It is the member's responsibility to verify that the provider participates in the plan. At any time Careington may substitute a provider network at its sole discretion. Careington cannot guarantee the continued participation of any provider. If the provider leaves the plan, you will need to select another provider. Providers contracted by Careington are solely responsible for the professional advice and treatment rendered to members and Careington disclaims any liability with respect to such matters.
Complaint Procedure: If you would like to file a complaint regarding your plan membership, you must submit your complaint in writing to: Careington International Corporation, P.O. Box 2568, Frisco, TX 75034. You have the right to request an appeal if you are dissatisfied with the complaint resolution. After completing the complaint resolution process, if you remain dissatisfied you may contact your state insurance department.