This Internet health web application contains confidential patient
data related to the processing of health claims pertaining to
a Plan Member's (plan participant's or dependent's) care and
treatment. The Plan Sponsor and/or Contract (Claims) Administrator
are committed to maintaining the absolute privacy of all personally
identifiable information contained in this health web application.
Personally identifiable patient data is confidential information
and will not be disclosed to any unauthorized third party unless
the Plan Sponsor and/or Contract Administrator is required to
do so by legal, judicial or governmental proceedings, or unless
expressly instructed to do so by the Plan Member.
Statistical information about plan participants is collected
in aggregate and may be shared with health web application partners.
Health web application partners will not receive personally
identifiable patient data. Aggregate information is information
that describes the demographics of users as a group and does
not reveal the identity of a particular user. All personally
identifiable information is stored in a secured database and
is always transferred via an encrypted Internet channel.
Certain information is collected in the form of an IP Address.
This information identifies the computer you are using and allows
computers and servers to communicate with each other. IP Addresses
are collected through the health web application in order to
conduct system administration, maintain internal security, collect
aggregate information and to monitor site traffic. The health
web application does not associate IP Addresses with personal
information and the IP Address does not identify you personally.
"Cookies" are pieces of data that the health web application
transfers to the hard disk of your computer for tracking purposes.
your hard drive to assist you in your record keeping. The health
computer or to track personal information concerning your usage
of the health web application.
Plan Members may access the health web application after completing
an online registration form. Plan Members are required to provide
confirmed contact information to include; Group Number, Social
Security Number, City, State, Zip Code, Date of Birth, Gender,
Phone Number and Relationship. Plan Members are also required
to provide a unique Username and Password. Plan Members may
provide their e-mail address or they may designate their Plan
Administrator as their primary contact for e-mail.
The health web application will not disclose personal information
to third parties unless required by law. A Plan Members e-mail
address will not be disclosed to any third party unless required
by law. The health web application will not disclose personally
identifiable information or allow anyone to collect personally
identifiable information unless required by law. The health
web application does not use Banner Advertisers and /or Third
Party Ad Networks.
The health web application utilizes advanced technology for
Internet security. When a Plan Member accesses this site using
Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.0
or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects personally
identifiable information using both server authentication and
data encryption. This level of security is designed to safeguard
patient data and make it available only to authorized, registered
users. The data will be completely inaccessible without accessing
the health web application using the registered user name and
Personnel maintaining the health web application software and
hardware do not have access to personally identifiable information.
Security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or
alteration of the information under the control of the health
web application staff. In addition, the health web application
is hosted in a secure server environment utilizing a "firewall"
and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access
from outside intruders. The health web application requires
Plan Members to enter their unique name and password each time
they log on to the site. In addition each user is asked to agree
to the "Notice of Confidentiality and Certification of
Authority" prior to accessing the health web application.
The health web application issues a session "cookie"
only to record encrypted authentication information for the
duration of a specific session.
The health web application gives Plan Members the opportunity
to Opt-In or Opt-Out of participation in the health web application.
Plan Members who do not register to access the site will not
receive communications sent through the "message center"
and will not have access to their patient data via the Internet.
Plan Members who wish to Opt-In, Opt-Out or make corrections
or modifications to their personal information as contained
within the health web application may do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org