Highlands Cashiers Hospital

September 22, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

On Monday, Blue Cross NC heard the collective plea of more than 900 western North Carolinians to come back to the negotiating table for the health and wellness of our beloved region. While the united voice reached half a million people, Blue Cross NC continued to ignore the people of WNC. But Mission Health is […]

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September 21, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Learn How You’ll Be Impacted

While Blue Cross NC continues to force Mission Health’s facilities out of network as soon as October 5, 2017, there’s no reason to let insurance come between you and the doctor you’ve grown to love and trust. Regardless of the outcome of the contract issue, there are options for your care and to keep your […]

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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 19, 2017

What You Need to Know about Blue Cross NC – Continuity of Care

Last week, we encouraged you to know you have options to keep your doctor and your care with Mission Health after October 5, 2017. 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 current patients with […]

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September 15, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

Mission Health is committed to keeping you updated on the contract issue with Blue Cross NC. We want to make sure you have the resources and tools you need to understand this complicated issue. Insured by Blue Cross NC? Mission Stands with You. We Can Help. This week, we urged you to know and share […]

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September 14, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Ensure Your Voice Is Heard

Despite repeated attempts over more than eight months to bring Blue Cross NC back to the negotiating table to ensure continued in-network access to high quality care, Blue Cross NC is forcing Mission Health and our patients’ beloved doctors and facilities out of their network as soon as October 5. And, while Blue Cross NC […]

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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

What You Need to Know about Blue Cross NC – You Have Options

After more than eight months of attempting to reach an agreement that ensures continued access to high quality care for western North Carolina, Blue Cross NC is forcing Mission Health and our patients’ beloved doctors out of network. We feel our patients and communities should expect more from their health plan. That’s why we’re continuing […]

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September 8, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

Mission Health is committed to keeping you updated on the contract issue with Blue Cross NC. We want to make sure you have the resources and tools you need to understand this complicated issue. Insured by Blue Cross NC? Mission Stands with You. We Can Help. This week, we urged you to know and share […]

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September 7, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Join Us Live

We’re continuing our promise of keeping you updated about the Blue Cross NC contract issue by consistently sharing what you need to know and do to ensure insurance doesn’t take away your doctor. Today, the “do” includes an opportunity to have your questions and concerns answered, and learn more about this complex issue. What You […]

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