Incorporated in 1995, Select Health was licensed as a Health Maintenance Organization by the South Carolina Department of Insurance in 1996. Later that year, the company contracted with the Department of Health and Human Services to offer First Choice, the state's first and largest Medicaid health plan that today serves more than 255,000 members in 46 counties. Select Health is dedicated to providing access to high quality health care.
In 2011 and 2012, Select Health received the National Committee of Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Excellent Accreditation, and the company also holds NCQA’s Multicultural Healthcare Distinction. Select Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of AmeriHealth Caritas. AmeriHealth Caritas serves more than 4.5 million members nationwide.
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