Use of Material
The contents of this website are protected by copyright. The collective work of this website may also include work that is the property of others, which work is also protected by copyright or other intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. National Government Services authorizes you to view and download material on the website solely for your own use. You must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices on any copies you make. You may not sell or modify the material or otherwise use it for any public or commercial purpose.
You will not use this Website, in violation of any laws including without limitation, those pertaining to the fraud and abuse or anti-kickback provisions of the federal Medicare and Medicaid laws. Any advertisement, links with other websites, co-hosts or references to third parties are not endorsements of such third parties’ products or services and are not intended to result in any referrals or compensation to you or National Government Services.
Use of Information and Resources
National Government Services makes this website available for the sole purposes of providing general information about National Government Services and its business and affiliates. Any health-related information and resources found on this website are not intended, and must not be taken, to be the rendering of medical, nursing, or professional healthcare advice or services. Additionally, National Government Services is not responsible for information provided by health information content providers, third party sites linked to or framed by the website, and does not make any representations regarding the content, accuracy, or timeliness of any of such information.
By health-related information, we mean the health-related, medical, and wellness information available through the Website that includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, video, and images; information created by health information content providers, licensors, suppliers, and other third parties; advertisements; and any other material, information or health information content accessible on third-party websites to which National Government Services may have links.
Linking to Other Sites
From time to time we may provide links to other websites, not owned or controlled by National Government Services. We do this because we think this information might be of interest or use to you. While we do our best to ensure your privacy, we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. A link to a non-National Government Services website does not constitute or imply endorsement by National Government Services. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the quality or accuracy of information presented on non-National Government Services websites. We encourage you to review the privacy practices of any website you visit.
Appropriateness of Content
This website is not intended to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect Personal Information from any person we know is under the age of 13. Some of the content on this website may not be appropriate for children. Parent or guardians are solely responsible for providing supervision of minors’ use of the National Government Services website.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
National Government Services respects the intellectual property of others and expects users of our services to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this website or through this service, you must provide the following information when providing notice of the claimed infringement to National Government Services:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner and identification of the copyrighted work that is infringed;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit National Government Services to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and/or electronic mail address
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or law;
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The above information must be submitted as a written notification to National Government Services, Inc. by writing us at 220 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, ATTENTION: LEGAL DEPARTMENT/DMCA COMPLAINT. This information should not be construed as legal advice. For further details on the information required for valid DMCA notifications, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3)
Privacy and Security
The National Government Services Privacy Notice describes the type of information National Government Services and its licensors and suppliers collect from you when you visit this website and how National Government Services uses that information. You can review the National Government Services Privacy Notice by clicking on the Privacy button on the Log In Screen, or by going to www.ngsservices.com and selecting the Privacy Notice link at the bottom of the page.
Liability of Elevance Health and its Licensors and Suppliers
No Liability. National Government Services AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS (INCLUDING, FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ENTIRE SECTION, ALL PROVIDERS OF CONTENT FOR THIS WEBSITE) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES OR UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY OR INDEMNITY, FOR ANY DAMAGES OR PENALTIES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF ANY OF THEM HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
National Government Services and its licensors and suppliers are not responsible for any claims you may have against any medical professionals, suppliers of products or other persons, institutions or entities identified in whole or in part through this website.
No Warranties. THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." National Government Services, ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
National Government Services, ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN, OR LINKS OR SEARCHES CONDUCTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE COMPLETE, EXHAUSTIVE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ACCURATE. NO CLAIMS OR ENDORSEMENTS ARE MADE FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FEATURED ON THIS WEBSITE.
National Government Services is based in Indianapolis, Indiana in the United States of America and makes no claims that the content and information included at this website is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the content and information included at this website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access this website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction and any other applicable laws.
This User Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana without regard to the choice of law provisions of any jurisdiction. National Government Services may without notice to you assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time. Failure to enforce or insist on strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between National Government Services and you in any way related to this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a court of a competent jurisdiction sitting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Any cause of action or claim you may have against or involving National Government Services must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall modify the provisions of this Agreement. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the rest of this Agreement. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and National Government Services, and it supersedes all prior agreements, representations, proposals and other communications with respect to this website and its content.