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The Force for Family Preservation, Support for Transition-Age Youth
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The Force for Family Preservation, Support for Transition-Age Youth

North Carolina has more than 30,000 children and youth currently or formerly involved in the foster care system, and the services available to them vary substantially depending on where they live. With a statewide, collective focus to improve the health...
What happens when youth age out of foster care? New options for Randolph County social services sparks hope
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What happens when youth age out of foster care? New options for Randolph County social services sparks hope

North Carolina has over 16,000 children and young people currently in foster care, with hundreds aging out of the system every year. In September 2021, there were 219 children in Randolph County's foster care program. A partnership between two companies could help those youth as they transition into society. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina partnered with Open Table, a nonprofit organization that helps transform communities by creating access to social capital for people with complex needs.
U.S. News Announces the 2022 Best Medicare Insurance Companies
| News Story | U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News Announces the 2022 Best Medicare Insurance Companies

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings, today released the 2022 Best Insurance Companies for Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Plans. The new ratings are a resource for Medicare beneficiaries and their families searching for the best coverage options during the annual open-enrollment period, which began October 15 and runs through December 7, 2021.
Ensuring the Health and Safety of Our Campus and Our Customers
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Ensuring the Health and Safety of Our Campus and Our Customers

Since COVID-19 vaccines became available, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has encouraged everyone to get vaccinated. Our company’s medical directors – a group that includes authorities on infectious diseases – along with the...

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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 ...