Effective August 31, 2016, Advicare will no longer be doing business in South Carolina.
Although Advicare Advocate will no longer be a part of the Healthy Connections Prime program, you will continue to receive your health care services, including prescription drugs, either through another Medicare-Medicaid plan or under Original Medicare and Healthy Connections Medicaid. There will be no gap in coverage for Medicaid, Medicare, or Medicare Part D prescription drugs (also known as “Part D”). The specifics of what happens with your coverage depends on which county you live in. You may have already received letters from the state or your new Medicare-Medicaid plan about these changes.
For more information on how this will impact your current coverage, please read the letter(s) below.
If you live in Aiken, Anderson, Cherokee, Dorchester, Greenwood or Oconee counties, please reference this letter.
If you live in a county not listed above, please reference this letter.
If you are a provider, please reference this letter. Please note, providers will able to submit claims for dates of service, up to and including, August 31, 2016.
Advicare Advocate (Medicare-Medicaid Plan) is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. This information is available in other formats, such as Braille, large print, and audio. This information is also available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-844-564-0143 (TTY/TDD 711 or 1-888-357-7188), 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. The call is free.
Esta información está disponible de forma gratuita en otros idiomas. Por favor llame a nuestro número de atención al cliente al 1-844-564-0143 (TTY/TDD 711 o 1-888-357-7188), 8:00 a.m. hasta las 8:00 p.m., los siete días de la semana. La llamada es gratuita.
This is not a complete list. The benefit information is a brief summary, not a complete description of benefits. For more information contact the plan or read the Member Handbook. Limitations, copays and restrictions may apply. For more information, call Advicare Advocate Member Services or refer to the Advicare Advocate Member Handbook. Benefits, List of Covered Drugs, pharmacy and provider networks, and/or copayments may change from time to time throughout the year and on January 1 of each year.
Plans are available in the following counties: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Berkeley, Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampton, Jasper, Kershaw, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, Williamsburg.
Last Updated: January 21, 2016