News Stories

| News Story

Get informed as ACA rollout gets under way

Fortunately for North Carolinians, the federal government and private organizations are filling the void left when the state abdicated its role in the Affordable Care Act.
| News Story

From the Sponsor’s Perspective: Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) is an association of 38 different health insurance companies that insure approximately 100 million Americans. Over the last four years, the association has provided nearly $10 million in total sponsorship between five different bike share systems in the United States.
| News Story

Inching along against childhood obesity

For kids, obesity has many side effects, beyond the established health problems it can bring later in life, from diabetes to heart disease. Kids who are overweight are taunted, which can cause them to be shy, or resentful. They have trouble joining in running and swimming and playing ball, and limits on physical activity only increase their problem with weight.
| News Story

Market with a Mission

There’s a lot happening uptown. The outline of the BB&T Ballpark continues to reshape the skyline of Third Ward, and nearby Romare Bearden Park is expected to open at the end of the month.
| News Story

New strategies strengthen primary care

No one in the healthcare industry doubts that the effects of the primary care physician (PCP) shortage are just beginning. There are about 250,000 primary care doctors in the United States, and the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2025 there will be a shortfall of 65,800.

Social Hub

Rahul Rajkumar, MD, on Advanced Primary Care

Rahul Rajkumar, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Blue Cross NC, discusses advanced primary care and why ...

$750,000 Blue Cross NC investment expands school-based virtual clinic in Cleveland County

The investment over three years will allow kids to have access to primary care onsite without ...