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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...
Blue Cross NC begins enrolling members statewide in Healthy Blue
| News Story | The Mountaineer

Blue Cross NC begins enrolling members statewide in Healthy Blue

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) began enrolling its first members in Healthy Blue on March 15. The Medicaid managed care plan features a provider network with more than 48,000 physicians and other practitioners, including most of the state’s hospitals and health systems.
Blue Cross NC claims costs rise thanks to COVID
| News Story | Modern Healthcare

Blue Cross NC claims costs rise thanks to COVID

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's medical claims reached a record $7.5 billion in 2020, a 7.7% increase over 2019 that was driven by COVID-19 and specialty drug costs and lower Affordable Care Act plan premiums.

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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 ...