Terms of Use

If you do not agree to the following terms of use, you are not authorized to access or use this website and you are to cease accessing or otherwise using this website.  We have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the website and the right to modify these terms of use.

Our objective is to educate: The MyCareMyChoice.org site is designed to objectively educate older adults and people with disabilities who have both Medicare and Medi-Cal, their family members, friends and others who provide counseling and assistance to navigate these programs.   This website is not associated, endorsed or authorized by the Social Security Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or any other governmental agency.

We strive to provide accurate information: MyCareMyChoice.org makes every effort to provide factually accurate content and tools that can assist with the understanding of the Medicare and Medi-Cal programs and how they can work together. Any errors, omissions, or problems with the site should be immediately reported to: info@TheSCANfoundation.org

We strive to remain independent: We do not recommend or endorse any specific health care entity. No member of the MyCareMyChoice.org team is contracted with any health plan providers or insurance carrier. When in doubt, beneficiaries are encouraged to contact an unbiased representative to seek further assistance. Contact information is listed on the site at the page called “Get Help!”

Please note that the content and services provided to you on our website are meant to assist you with learning more about Medicare and Medi-Cal programs, and insurance related topics. However, no content, service, article or text within this websites should be relied on for medical, legal or financial advice. We have provided contact information for programs that provide unbiased counseling and assistance at “Get Help!”

The information about the health care choices on the website is publicly available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and was downloaded in October 2018 and may be updated by us thereafter.

Please also note that, while we make every effort to secure our servers from malicious third-party attacks or hack, we cannot insure that the content of our website has not been wrongly altered by a malicious and unpermitted third-party. If you notice any information that you believe is accidentally or intentionally wrong or misleading, please contact us at:  info@TheSCANfoundation.org

Our site contains links to other Internet sites owned by other third parties. Your use of each of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, that each of those sites has posted. We have no control over sites and are not responsible for any changes to or content on them. Our inclusion of any third-party content or links to a third-party site is not an endorsement of that content or of the third-party or of the linked site. Your activities with any third parties are strictly outside of our control and should be considered as only between yourself and the third-party. 

As part of these terms of use, you agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any of your transactions with third parties. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The SCAN Foundation, all of our officers, directors, employees, partners, and assigns of the same from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, claims, damages, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) in connection with any claim arising from your action with any third party linked to this site.

This agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in the State of California and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and State of California (without regard to conflict of law principles). Should a dispute arise concerning this website, the terms of use or the breach of same by any party hereto, the parties agree to submit their dispute for resolution by arbitration before the American Arbitration Association, in accordance with the then current Commercial Arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, with said arbitration to take place in Los Angeles, California.

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