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Residents of Beaufort 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.

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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.

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Beaufort County, located in eastern North Carolina, provides its residents with various healthcare facilities, including hospitals, medical centers, and specialized clinics. Though not as large as urban centers like Mecklenburg County, Beaufort County has established a healthcare network that meets the community's health and medical needs.

At the heart of this network is Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, the county's largest city. This 142-bed, not-for-profit hospital is part of the larger Vidant Health system, which serves a significant portion of eastern North Carolina. Vidant Beaufort offers various medical services, including a 24-hour emergency department, critical care, general surgery, oncology, and various outpatient services. It also features specialized centers for rehabilitation and wound healing.

Complementing the services provided by Vidant Beaufort are numerous primary care and specialist physicians' practices throughout the county, such as the Vidant Multispecialty Clinic in Belhaven. These clinics provide accessible, high-quality care in areas like family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and various specialties, helping to ensure comprehensive healthcare coverage in the county.

Moreover, the Vidant Women's Care clinic provides critical obstetric and gynecological services. In conjunction with the childbirth center at Vidant Beaufort Hospital, it ensures that women's health and maternity care are given paramount attention in the county.

For senior citizens, Vidant Home Health and Hospice offers home health, palliative, and hospice care services, providing comfort, support, and care for patients and their families in the privacy of their own homes. The county also has several nursing homes and assisted living facilities, such as River Trace Nursing And Rehabilitation Center in Washington, ensuring that the elderly population receives the care and support they need.

Furthermore, Beaufort County has several facilities dedicated to mental health and substance use services, such as PORT Health. This facility offers outpatient therapy, psychiatric medication management, and substance use disorder treatments, reflecting the community's commitment to addressing mental health needs.

Recognizing the importance of prevention in maintaining community health, Beaufort County also operates several public health programs. The Beaufort County Health Department offers various services, including immunization, health education, disease control, and maternal and child health services. They also work on preventive healthcare initiatives in the community to address health disparities and improve overall public health outcomes.

Regarding medical education, Beaufort County Community College plays a vital role. Its division of Health Sciences offers programs in nursing, medical lab technology, and health information technology, among others. This institution plays a key role in training the next generation of healthcare providers in and for the county.

In conclusion, while Beaufort County might not boast the massive healthcare infrastructure seen in larger urban areas, it offers a comprehensive, well-rounded healthcare system committed to serving the unique needs of its residents. This includes primary and specialized care to public health and prevention services, home healthcare, and mental health services. The focus of the county's healthcare facilities remains on accessibility, quality, and the overall well-being of the community, underlining their dedication to ensuring a healthier future for all residents.

Area Hospitals
  • Carolina East Medical Ctr, 2000 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC, 28560, (252) 633-8111

  • Carteret Health Care, 3500 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC, 28557, (252) 499-6000

  • Cherry Hospital, 1401 W Ash St, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, (919) 947-7000

  • ECU Health Beaufort Hosp A, 628 E 12th St, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 975-4100

  • ECU Health Maynard Children's, 2102 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-3714

  • ECU Health Medical Ctr, 2100 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-4100

  • UNC Lenoir Health Care, 100 Airport Rd, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 522-7000

  • Walter B Jones Alcohol & Drug, 2577 W 5th St, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 830-3426

  • Wayne MEMORIAL Hospital, 2605 Medical Office Pl, Goldsboro, NC, 27534, (919) 731-6112

  • Wayne UNC Health Care, 2700 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, NC, 27534, (919) 736-1110

Area Medical Clinics
  • Abhishek K Mishra MD, 701 Doctors Dr, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • Acupuncture Of Eastern NC, 1425 S Glenburnie Rd # 6, New Bern, NC, 28562, (252) 665-3294

  • Audit-Tel, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 353-3331

  • Cape Carteret Family Medicine, 1057d Cedar Point Blvd # D, Cedar Point, NC, 28584, (252) 764-2121

  • Community Care Plan-Eastern, 521 Moye Blvd # C, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-0830

  • East Carolina Heart Inst, 526 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-5755

  • East Carolina Univ Family Med, 101 Heart Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 744-4611

  • East Coast Onsite Medical Care, 505 Greenville Blvd SE, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 754-2273

  • Ecu Department-Family Medicine, 101 Heart Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 744-2607

  • ECU Health Bover Hospital, 1209 Brown St, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 975-4308

  • ECU Health Family Medicine-LA, 101 S Carey St, La Grange, NC, 28551, (252) 566-4021

  • ECU Health Gamma Knife Ctr, 2100 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-2611

  • ECU Health Gastroenterology, 521 Moye Blvd # C, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 816-0800

  • ECU Health Heart-Vascular Care, 701 Doctors Dr # B, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • ECU Health Sleep Ctr-Grnvll, 4 Doctors Park Medical Dr, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-7500

  • Goshen Medical Ctr-Fremont, 109 S Sycamore St, Fremont, NC, 27830, (919) 242-4382

  • Goshen Medical Ctr, 2001 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC, 28560, (910) 219-1082

  • Goshen Medical Ctr, 325 N Carolina Highway 55, Mount Olive, NC, 28365, (919) 658-5900

  • Healthfirst Medical Ctr Inc, 1201 Carolina Ave, Washington, NC, 27889, (252) 833-0365

  • Lindsey Roberson FNP, 701 Doctors Dr, Kinston, NC, 28501, (252) 559-2200

  • Med Center 1, 1688 E Arlington Blvd, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 353-1464

  • Miracles In Sight, 620 Red Banks Rd, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 751-0785

  • Snow Hill Medical Ctr, 1106 Kingold Blvd, Snow Hill, NC, 28580, (252) 747-2921

  • UNC Family Medicine At Rswd, 2600 US Highway 70 W, Goldsboro, NC, 27530, (919) 739-4808

  • Vidant Medical Ctr, 3900 E 10th St, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 847-4325

  • Vidant Outpatient Rehab, 2310 Stantonsburg Rd, Greenville, NC, 27834, (252) 847-6603

  • Vitality Health & Wellness, 1429 E Fire Tower Rd # 104, Greenville, NC, 27858, (252) 364-2802

  • Westcare Innovative Healthcare, 2710 Beddard Rd, Grimesland, NC, 27837, (252) 754-0920

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Footnotes

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).

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Beaufort County ZIP Codes include: 27806, 27808, 27810, 27814, 27817, 27821, 27860, 27865, and 27889

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