Residents of New Hanover County have the exclusive option of Blue Advantage. This plan guarantees access to an extensive network of healthcare providers, with over 95% of doctors and 98% of hospitals in North Carolina being part of the in-network providers.
Good fit if you are flexible about which doctors you see – or if your doctor or hospital is part of this smaller network.
The network is statewide, making it easy to get in-network care if you travel or have a child away at college within North Carolina.
Limited statewide network for savings
Includes, but is not limited to, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, CaroMont Health, Frye Regional, New Hanover Regional, Novant Health and UNC Health Alliance.
The following doctor/hospital networks are considered out-of-network for Blue Value: Atrium Health, Catawba Valley Health System, Duke Health and WakeMed. Out-of-state providers are also out-of-network. When traveling outside of North Carolina or the U.S., only emergency services will be covered at the in-network benefit level. All other non-emergency covered services will be covered at the out-of-network benefit level.
Blue Value is available on and off Marketplace to residents of these North Carolina counties: Alexander, Brunswick, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Columbus, Duplin, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, and Surry.
Good option if you want a broad choice of in-network doctors, specialists and hospitals.
Our largest statewide network. Full statewide network with the most provider choice. More than 95% of doctors and 98% of hospitals in North Carolina are in-network (A1)
Blue Advantage is available on and off Marketplace to residents in all North Carolina counties EXCEPT the following, where it is available only off Marketplace: Alamance, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Johnston, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Orange, Person, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Union, Wake, and Yadkin.
in New Hanover County
Wilmington, North Carolina, provides a comprehensive range of medical and healthcare facilities to cater to the needs of individuals and families in the area. Residents have access to various healthcare services, from hospitals and medical centers to specialized clinics.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) serves as the primary healthcare provider in Wilmington. It is a leading medical center offering a wide range of services, including emergency care, surgical procedures, and specialized treatments. NHRMC houses specialized centers such as the Zimmer Cancer Center, Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital, and the Heart Center, providing advanced care in their respective fields.
For military personnel and their families, Wilmington is also home to the Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, a Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune branch. This facility offers comprehensive healthcare services, including primary care, specialty clinics, and emergency care catering to military beneficiaries.
Wilmington also has several medical practices and clinics offering primary care services to individuals and families. Cape Fear Family Medicine, Wilmington Health, and Port City Family Medicine are among the many options available for routine healthcare, preventive care, and management of chronic conditions.
In addition to general medical care, Wilmington hosts several specialized healthcare facilities. The Wilmington Eye Surgery Center specializes in providing advanced eye care services, including laser vision correction, cataract surgery, and treatment of eye diseases. The Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology Center offers comprehensive radiation therapy for cancer patients.
Moreover, Wilmington features various specialized clinics and centers. The Wilmington Treatment Center focuses on substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation, providing outpatient and inpatient programs. The Wilmington Health Access for Teens (WHAT) clinic offers comprehensive healthcare services for teenagers and young adults.
Overall, Wilmington, North Carolina, boasts a robust healthcare infrastructure with a wide range of medical facilities and services. Whether it's primary care, specialized treatments, or advanced medical procedures, residents can access comprehensive healthcare options to meet their individual and family needs in the city.
Health Plans of NC, Kelly Quinn
A1. Blue Cross NC Provider Internal Data; percentages indicated represent Blue Cross NC's PPO Network as of July 22, 2022. Note: Not all plans are available in all areas.
B1. Blue Cross NC has collaborated with Novant Health to bring you Blue Home with Novant Health. Blue Home with Novant Health is a health insurance plan offered by Blue Cross NC that provides access to a limited network of providers. Novant Health is an independent company that is solely responsible for the physicians and medical facilities it owns and operates. Novant Health does not offer Blue Cross or Blue Shield products or services.
B2. NovantHealth, www.novanthealth.org/home/about-us/company-information.aspx (Accessed August 2022).
C1. Blue Cross NC has collaborated with Atrium Health to bring you Blue Local with Atrium Health. Blue Local with Atrium Health is a health insurance plan offered by Blue Cross NC that provides access to Atrium Health’s limited network of providers. Atrium Health is an independent company that is solely responsible for the physicians and medical facilities it owns/operates and does not offer Blue Cross or Blue Shield products or services.
C2. U.S. News & World Report, www.health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/nc/levine-childrens-hospital-PA6360280 (Accessed September 2022).
C3. AtriumHealth, www.atriumhealth.org/about-us/newsroom/news/2020/07/atrium-health-earns-multiple-honors-by-us-news-world-report (Accessed September 2022).
C4. AtriumHealth, www.atriumhealth.org/about-us (Accessed September 2022).
D1. Blue Cross NC has collaborated with Wake Forest Baptist Health to bring you Blue Local with Wake Forest Baptist Health. Blue Local with Wake Forest Baptist Health is a health insurance plan offered by Blue Cross NC that provides access to a limited network of providers. Wake Forest Baptist Health is an independent company that is solely responsible for the physicians and medical facilities it owns and operates. Wake Forest Baptist Health does not offer Blue Cross or Blue Shield products or services.
D2. WakeForestBaptistHealth, www.wakehealth.edu/-/media/WakeForest/Clinical/Files/About-Us/2019FactBook.pdf (Accessed September 2022).
E1. Blue Cross NC has collaborated with UNC Health Care to bring you Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance. Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance is a health insurance plan offered by Blue Cross NC that provides access to a limited network of providers. UNC Health Care is an independent company that is solely responsible for the physicians and medical facilities it owns and operates. UNC Health Care does not offer Blue Cross or Blue Shield products or services.
E2. UNC Health, www.unchealthcare.org/health-alliance/ (Accessed August 2022).
E3. U.S. News and World Report, www.health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/nc/university-of-north-carolina-hospitals-6360260 (Accessed September 2022).
E4. U.S. News and World Report, www.health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/nc/rex-healthcare-6361210 (Accessed September 2022).
Wilmington, North Carolina ZIP Codes include: 28401, 28402, 28403, 28404, 28405, 28406, 28407, 28408, 28409, 28410, 28411, and 28412