Healthcare Reform 101: The Health Insurance Marketplace

One of the key goals of health care reform is to organize the health insurance market. And that’s being done by creating the Health Insurance Marketplace. You might also hear it called the Exchange. Let’s say hypothetically that I don’t know what the health insurance Marketplace is. How do you explain it? The marketplace is…

Health Care Reform 101: Essential Health Benefits

As part of health care reform, all individual plans have to cover 10 essential health benefits. Yes, I remember that. Their purpose is to make sure that no matter which plan or which insurance company you choose, you get basic coverage for day-to-day sickness, chronic conditions, and major surgery. All right. And remind me, what…

Brain-eating amoeba kills man after North Carolina water park visit

brain-eating ameba kills man after North Carolina waterpark visit a North Carolina man has died from a rare brain eating amoeba after swimming in a man-made lake at a water park officials said Wednesday the State Department of Health and Human Resources said in a news release that the infection was caused by the amoeba…

Why is Behavioral Health Such an Important Topic in Health Care?

we know what mental health is but what is behavioral health how is that different in the industry we use the term behavioral health to encompass both mental health and substance use disorders so mental health is can includes conditions like depression anxiety also psychosis substance use we usually use the the name of the…

Reimagining What’s Possible in Health Care

[MUSIC PLAYING] We supply the fearless. That allows our customersto live fearless. The time is right towork toward our vision. We have the knowledge, thedesire, the dedication, and most importantlythe people to be the model for transformingour health system. It won't be easy, andit won't be quick. But that hasn't stopped BlueCross North Carolina before,…

Eden Welcomes UNC Rockingham Health Care

[Applause] Rayden is a community of less than 20,000 people it's a community that is full of wonderful people I think you can see here today the the hospital and the community are welcoming and a place where you're fortunate to be I was born here my wife and kids were born here we've all…