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The website provides valuable resources for Customers, Brokers, Community Partners and others interested in exploring strategies to improve health outcomes and make health care more affordable. We are providing these innovative products and services through the C1 Innovation Lab for informational and education purposes only.
Any medical and health-related information presented on this website is general in nature and is not intended to furnish or render professional health care services or medical care. We have made reasonable efforts to present accurate information on this website; however, it is possible that information found on this website may be out-of-date.
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You may also decide to use your email or text number to ask us questions and provide comments about our website or services. You are encouraged to provide this feedback. We do share these messages with individuals in the organization who can appropriately respond; we may preserve the content of your message along with our response. At times, we may use a third-party vendor to determine if you open and use any information that we share via email, as well as to solicit your feedback through online surveys. Responding to these surveys is optional.
It is important to use good judgment when sending information to us via email or text. These messages may pass through private and public networks with varying levels of security. Some networks may have taken steps to secure these transmissions while others have not which could affect the privacy and integrity of the information you send.
In addition, to the information listed above, we also collect electronic data about you in order to provide a positive website experience, offer health care programs, products and services and report on user activity. The tools we use are listed below. Please be aware that none of these tools provide us with the ability to read any data residing on your computer.
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