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For Help or More Information on Enrollment

If you are interested in enrolling or want to learn more information, you can visit the SC Thrive website or call the SC Thrive Customer Service Center at 1-800-726-8774 (TTY/TDD:711).  They are available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  This call is free.

To Change Your Plan Enrollment Once You Are a Member

It is your choice to stay enrolled in a Healthy Connections Prime Medicare-Medicaid Plan, switch to another plan, or leave Healthy Connections Prime altogether.  To make a change, visit the South Carolina Healthy Connections Choices website or call 1-877-552-4642, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  TTY users should call 1-877-552-4670. This call is free. 

To Contact Healthy Connections Prime

If you have questions, please view the Member FAQs.  Members of a Medicare-Medicaid Plan should contact their care coordinator (also known as a care manager) or their plan's Member Services with questions about their benefits.

Providers can visit the Provider Toolkit page or the Provider FAQs page.

If you are unable to find a response to your question and need to reach Healthy Connections Prime, please email with details about your specific question or concern.

For Healthy Connections Prime-Specific Training

The Office for the Study of Aging at the University of South Carolina facilitates training for participating plans and providers.  This website will serve as a repository for these trainings.

For Questions About Medicare Coverage and Services

Healthy Connections Prime is a demonstration project jointly administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS).

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people 65 years of age or older, some people under age 65 with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).

The federal agency in charge of Medicare is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  To contact CMS, call 1-800-633-4227 (TTY: 1-877-486-2048).  This call is free.