Community

October 4, 2017

Insured by Blue Cross? Virtual Clinic Visits Are Just $25

At Mission Health, our patients are – and will always be – our No. 1 priority. We are 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 can still get the […]

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October 4, 2017

Insured by Blue Cross? Emergency Care Is Always In Network

At Mission Health, our patients are – and will always be – our No. 1 priority. We are 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 emergency care is ALWAYS in […]

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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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October 3, 2017

Providing the Care You Need. No Matter What.

Because Blue Cross NC has repeatedly ignored Mission Health’s requests to negotiate, as well as the collective plea of western North Carolinians to join Mission at the table to discuss their contract, we are nearing the date when many of those with Blue Cross plans will be out of network. It is extremely unfortunate that […]

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October 2, 2017

Hurricane Relief Donation Drive Kicks Off October 2

The storms might have passed, but daily emergency assistance in hurricane-affected communities is still greatly needed. Mission Health is joining with MANNA FoodBank, Buncombe County Schools, Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department and Smart Insurance Agency to host a disaster relief drive the week of October 2-15 to help support communities affected by recent hurricane activity. The […]

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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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September 12, 2017

Michele Pilon: “Membership In Mission Health Is Beneficial”

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital One of my top priorities is listening to any community concerns in my role as hospital president and chief nursing officer of Transylvania Regional Hospital. I’ve enjoyed meeting with so many of you via public forums, including the Pisgah Forest and Brevard Rotary Clubs, city council and county commissioner meetings, and a Chamber […]

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