November 9, 2017

Insured By Blue Cross? You May Qualify for Continuity of Care

Despite being out of network with Blue Cross, it is important to know that you have options to keep your doctor and your care with Mission Health. Among those options is exercising your right to “continuity of care” under North Carolina law. What is continuity of care? Continuity of Care is a process that allows […]

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October 25, 2017

Standing with Ben – How Mission Helped an Asheville Family Keep the Care They Need

When Jan King and her family learned that Mission would no longer be in network for their Blue Cross Blue Shield benefits, their reaction was understandable. “Our first thought was, ‘oh no, what now?’” King reported. “Our adult son, Ben, has tuberous sclerosis and has been a patient of Dr. William Huffstutter since he was three […]

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October 17, 2017

Insured by Blue Cross? Use This Checklist to Prepare for Your Care

Mission Health stands with you no matter what, and we are committed to providing you with the information you need to ensure you are prepared to make the best decisions for you and your family. That’s why we encourage you to use our Healthcare Plan Checklist to prepare for your care now that Blue Cross NC […]

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October 5, 2017

A Letter from Our CEO – What’s Next?

Dear patients, families and neighbors: It is with great regret that I inform you that as of today, Mission Health is out of network with Blue Cross Blue Shield. Since, as you know, they wouldn’t consider my offers to compromise or even talk, I guess this isn’t much of a surprise. Important exceptions to Mission […]

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October 4, 2017

Insured by Blue Cross? You May Qualify for Continuity of Care

Mission Health is committed to ensuring that your health and wellness are not jeopardized by Blue Cross NC’s unwillingness to negotiate. Despite being out of network with Blue Cross, it is important to know that you have options to keep your doctor and your care with Mission Health. Among those options is exercising your right […]

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September 20, 2017

Summer Town Hall Q&A – Jackie Medland, President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital As President of Highlands-Cashers Hospital, it is my goal to work with everyone who has a stake in our future – from patients and nurses to physicians, CNAs, therapists and Board members. To that end, one of my top priorities is driving a continuing dialogue with the community through […]

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September 14, 2017

McDowell Hospital President Carol Wolfenbarger Shares Update to the Community 

In this month’s President’s column, I would like to share information about several important issues that affect both our community and McDowell Hospital. The question that I hear often – whether buying groceries, attending church, or at a community event, focuses on the current situation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). Everyone […]

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September 12, 2017

Jackie Medland: “Our Dialogue Has Started”

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Fittingly, I spoke about my first 100 days as President and CNO of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in my first column last month. Now that we’ve hosted two Town Hall meetings – one on the hospital campus and one at the Cashiers Community Center, I’m pleased to say that our real […]

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August 11, 2017

This Week’s Most Popular Posts on the Mission Health Blog

Did you miss any of these articles this week? The three posts below were the most popular among our readers. Make sure you’re not missing our award-winning content by subscribing to the Mission Health Blog. Just choose your favorite health and wellness topics, and we’ll deliver new articles directly to your inbox each week. From […]

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July 13, 2017

Update for Mission Health Patients who Have Blue Cross Health Insurance Plans

For the latest update for Mission Health patients who have Blue Cross health insurance plans, visit standwithmission.org.

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