Mission Health, Blue Cross reach agreement

After months of patients worried about their health coverage and doctor visits in western North Carolina, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Mission Health Systems have finally come to an agreement weeks after their contracts ended.

In a statement released on Tuesday health officials said, “Mission Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina have entered into an agreement for Mission Health participation in Blue Cross networks effective, Friday, December 15, 2017. Both parties are pleased to reach agreement on the mutual goal of ensuring that the people of Western North Carolina receive the affordable, quality health care that they need.”

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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