Blue Cross Blue Shield presents to SEANC BOG on Mission Health contract

Jul 26, 2017

Representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina laid out the details of an ongoing dispute with Mission Health, which operates six hospitals in the western part of the state, in a presentation for the SEANC Board of Governors on Friday, July 21. 

The BCBSNC officials contend that Mission Health is already overcharging them for services, and plan to raise prices even more. That cost is passed on to all BCBSNC customers, including members of the State Health Plan.

Mission Health chose not to renew its contract with BCBSNC, so as of Oct. 5 all Mission hospitals and facilities will be deemed “out-of-network” for BCBSNC members for all non-emergency care.

Blue Cross Blue Shield's presentation can be found here.