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The Need to Flatten Two Curves: A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on Food Security
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The Need to Flatten Two Curves: A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on Food Security

COVID-19 isn’t affecting all of us equally and the differences can have long-term impacts, well after the immediate clinical crisis has passed... Now is the time to consider how the historic unemployment rates we face today and the inability of millions of Americans to afford food, housing and utilities due to COVID-19 will shape our nation in the years ahead.
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Businesses Are Writing the Global Pandemic Guidebook

Like all businesses, we’re doing everything we can to maintain the same level of service our customers and provider partners have come to expect from us. The work we’re doing remains exactly the same; how and where we’re doing it are very different.
Area fire departments receive state grants
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Area fire departments receive state grants

Scotland County fire departments got a shot in the arm Monday. "Blue cross and Blue shield has developed a grant program of $50,0000 to be distributed between rural volunteer fire stations in North Carolina to help with the deficit in funds,” said Mike Causey, NC insurance commissioner and state fire marshal.
North Carolina's Health Care Transformation to Value
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North Carolina's Health Care Transformation to Value

North Carolina has received national attention for its approach to health care payment and delivery reform. Importantly, payment reform alone is not enough to drive systematic changes in care delivery. We highlight the importance of progress in four complementary areas to achieve system-wide payment and care reform.

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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 ...