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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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September 5, 2017

What You Need to Know about Blue Cross NC – What Mission Is Doing

At Mission Health, our No. 1 priority is you, our patients. Mission stands with you. People across the region are asking, “How much is enough for Blue Cross?” The facts speak for themselves. Please read the recent Asheville Citizen-Times editorial on how we are fighting for our patients and team members. This contract negotiation is about […]

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September 1, 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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August 31, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Speak Up to Keep Your Doctor

You have grown to trust your doctor to provide the best care possible. We at Mission Health honor and value that relationship. We’re fighting for you to keep that relationship, but we need your help to ensure insurance doesn’t take away your doctor. You can make a difference by speaking up to ensure Blue Cross […]

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August 29, 2017

What You Need To Know about Blue Cross NC – Emergency Care Is Always In Network

Just last year, nearly 140,000 of our friends and neighbors looked to emergency rooms at six Mission Health hospitals for lifesaving care. Across western North Carolina, Mountain Area Medical Airlift (better known as MAMA) served more than 1,000 of those patients, flying them to Mission Hospital, the only trauma center west of Charlotte. Our patients […]

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August 25, 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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August 24, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Find Out if You Are Impacted

By backing away from the table and refusing to negotiate, Blue Cross NC is signaling they’re okay with letting our contract end and forcing members like you to pay more out-of-pocket costs for care. We expect better for our patients and feel you should expect more from Blue Cross NC. At Mission Health, our No. […]

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August 22, 2017

What You Need to Know about Blue Cross NC – Nothing Changes Until At Least October 5

More than 1 million WNC residents are counting on Mission Health to deliver the same high quality and accessible care we’ve delivered for more than 125 years. Our patients are our No. 1 priority, and we’re fighting for our patients to ensure we can continue to deliver on those same expectations. Mission Health stands with […]

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August 21, 2017

WCU, Mission Health Using $1.3 Million Grant to Enhance Training for FNP Students

CULLOWHEE – August 21, 2017 – A long-running partnership between Western Carolina University and Mission Health System to improve the quality of health care in Western North Carolina reached a milestone recently when the federal government awarded a $1.3 million grant to boost the readiness of students graduating from WCU’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The grant to WCU’s School of […]

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