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Blue Cross NC Recognized by United Way for Community Impact
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Blue Cross NC Recognized by United Way for Community Impact

Cary, NC – United Way of North Carolina announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has been awarded the Excellence in Community Spirit Award. For more than 24 years, United Way of North Carolina has recognized companies and organizations...
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.
“Life feels like the movie Groundhog Day.”
| News Story | Point of Blue

“Life feels like the movie Groundhog Day.”

For Dr. John Scheitler, a primary care doctor in Gastonia, North Carolina, life feels like the movie Groundhog Day. Every day he tries to do right by his patients and hopes he’s done enough to keep himself and his family safe. But back in March, this didn’t feel routine.
"We knew the pandemic was coming."
| News Story | Point of Blue

"We knew the pandemic was coming."

After attending a filtration conference in late February, Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi returned to North Carolina determined to create filters for masks at North Carolina State University (NC State). “At the conference,” he said, “we already knew the pandemic was coming. It was all we could talk about.”

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