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Durham County residents have the choice of two healthcare options: Blue Advantage (Off Marketplace only) and Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance.

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Good option if you want a broad choice of in-network doctors, specialists and hospitals.

Network

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)

Availability

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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.

Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance logo

Best for

Good option if you wish to get care from UNC Health, UNC Health Alliance and its affiliated doctors and hospitals. (E1)

Since the majority of doctors in this plan are in the same network, it’s easier for them to work together on your behalf.

Network

  • Hospitals and providers including more than 1,700+ primary care providers (E2)

  • UNC Medical Center, is nationally ranked in 3 adult and 9 pediatric specialties by U.S. News (E3)

  • UNC Rex, rated by U.S. News as high performing in 15 adult procedures and conditions (E4)

  • All doctors outside the UNC Health Alliance provider network are considered out-of-network and not covered for Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance, including: Cone Health, Duke Health and WakeMed. Out-of-network benefit coverage is not available except for emergency services, urgent care and for medically necessary covered services when an in-network provider is not reasonably available per the access to care standards of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC).

  • Out-of-state providers are also out-of-network and not covered. When traveling outside of North Carolina or the United States, only emergency services and urgent care will be covered at the in-network benefit level. All other non-emergency services will be out-of-network and not covered.

Availability

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Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance is available on and off Marketplace to residents of these North Carolina counties: Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Lee, Nash, Orange, Person, and Wake.

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Healthcare Facilities

Durham County, located in North Carolina, boasts an impressive array of medical and healthcare facilities designed to serve the diverse health needs of individuals and families within the community.

At the heart of Durham's healthcare system is the renowned Duke University Health System, which includes Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics. Offering advanced diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical services, Duke provides comprehensive healthcare for various conditions. They cater to patients of all ages, making it a suitable choice for families.

Additionally, Lincoln Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, offers various services, including pediatric care, adult medicine, dental services, mental health services, and a pharmacy. This center operates on a sliding fee scale to ensure that everyone can access healthcare regardless of income level.

For immediate healthcare needs, facilities like Duke Urgent Care South and NextCare Urgent Care provide quick, quality medical attention for non-emergency situations. These facilities offer extended hours and are equipped to treat minor injuries, infections, and illnesses, serving as an accessible healthcare option for busy families.

Mental healthcare is also well-established in Durham County, with facilities like the Durham Center for Child & Family Health and the Center for Child and Family Health. These institutions offer services from individual therapy to family counseling, addressing mental health needs for children and adults alike.

In terms of pharmaceutical services, numerous pharmacies are scattered throughout the county. Stores like Walgreens, CVS, and independent local pharmacies fulfill prescription needs and often offer additional health services like immunizations and health consultations.

Lastly, for long-term care and rehabilitation, Durham County has several nursing homes and rehabilitation centers that provide round-the-clock care and various therapeutic services.

Durham County's healthcare landscape offers robust, wide-ranging services for individuals and families. From world-class hospitals to dedicated mental health centers and easily accessible urgent care, the county provides comprehensive healthcare options for its residents, supporting their journey towards better health.

Area Hospitals
  • Chatham Hospital, 475 Progress Blvd, Siler City, NC, 27344, (919) 799-4000

  • Cone Health Alamance Regl Med, 1240 Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 538-7000

  • Cone Health Annie Penn Hosp, 618 S Main St, Reidsville, NC, 27320, (336) 951-4000

  • Cone Health Behavioral Health, 700 Walter Reed Dr, Greensboro, NC, 27403, (336) 832-9700

  • Cone Health Medcenter High Pnt, 2630 Willard Dairy Rd, High Point, NC, 27265, (336) 884-3777

  • Cone Health Moses Cone Hosp, 1121 N Church St, Greensboro, NC, 27401, (336) 832-7000

  • Cone Health Wesley Long Hosp, 2400 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC, 27403, (336) 832-1000

  • Cone Health Women's-Children's, 1121 N Church St, Greensboro, NC, 27401, (336) 832-6500

  • Duke Children's Hosp & Health, 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC, 27705, (919) 668-4000

  • Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC, 27704, (919) 470-4000

  • Duke University Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC, 27705, (919) 684-8111

  • Durham VA Medical Ctr, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, (919) 286-0411

  • High Point Medical Ctr, 601 N Elm St, High Point, NC, 27262, (336) 878-6000

  • Kindred Healthcare, 2401 S Side Blvd, Greensboro, NC, 27406, (336) 604-2300

  • Lenox Baker Children's Hosp, 3000 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC, 27705, (919) 684-6669

  • North Carolina Specialty Hosp, 3916 Ben Franklin Blvd, Durham, NC, 27704, (919) 956-9300

  • Person Memorial Hospital, 615 Ridge Rd, Roxboro, NC, 27573, (336) 599-2121

  • Randolph Health, 364 White Oak St, Asheboro, NC, 27203, (336) 625-5151

  • Randolph Hospital, 364 White Oak St, Asheboro, NC, 27203, (336) 625-5151

  • Select Specialty Hosp-Durham, 3643 N Roxboro St # 6, Durham, NC, 27704, (984) 569-4040

  • Select Specialty Hosp-Grnsbr, 1200 N Elm St # 5, Greensboro, NC, 27401, (336) 832-5700

  • UNC Hospitals, 101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514, (984) 974-1000

  • UNC Rockingham Health Care, 117 E Kings Hwy, Eden, NC, 27288, (336) 623-9711

Area Medical Clinics
  • Alamance Ear Nose & Throat LLP, 4030 Oaks Professional Pkwy # 201, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 226-0660

  • Alamance Regional Medical Ctr, 1240 Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 538-7000

  • Alamance Regional Pain Clinic, 1236 Huffman Mill Rd # 2000, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 538-7180

  • Bethany Medical At North Main, 819 N Main St # 112, High Point, NC, 27262, (336) 289-2299

  • Bethany Medical At South Main, 2805 S Main St, High Point, NC, 27263, (336) 289-2727

  • Bethany Medical Ctr, 3604 Peters Ct, High Point, NC, 27265, (336) 883-0029

  • Bethany Medical Ctr, 3801 W Market St, Greensboro, NC, 27407, (336) 883-0029

  • Bethany Medical Ctr, 507 N Lindsay St, High Point, NC, 27262, (336) 883-0029

  • Central Carolina Health Ntwrk, 1 Centerview Dr # 202, Greensboro, NC, 27407, (336) 292-0665

  • Chapel Hill Obstetrics-Gynclgy, 6216 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC, 27713, (919) 942-8571

  • Clinical Choice, 7300 Cessna Dr, Greensboro, NC, 27409, (336) 550-4180

  • Cone Health Covid-19 Testing, 1238 Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 890-1140

  • Cone Health Covid-19 Testing, 1830 Lendew St, Greensboro, NC, 27408, (336) 890-1140

  • Cone Health Covid-19 Testing, 2363 Corporation Pkwy, Burlington, NC, 27215, (336) 890-1140

  • Cone Health Covid-19 Testing, 525 Maple Ave, Reidsville, NC, 27320, (336) 890-1140

  • Cone Health Covid-19 Testing, 617 S Main St, Reidsville, NC, 27320, (336) 890-1140

  • Cone Health Ctr For Maternal, 930 3rd St # 200, Greensboro, NC, 27405, (336) 890-3255

  • Cone Health Mebane Physical, 102 Medical Park Dr, Mebane, NC, 27302, (919) 304-5060

  • Cone Health Medcenter Mebane, 3940 Arrowhead Blvd # 110, Mebane, NC, 27302, (919) 568-7300

  • Cone Health Outpatient Rehab, 618 S Main St Inside Annie Pen, Reidsville, NC, 27320, (336) 951-4000

  • Cone Health Sleep Disorders, 509 N Elam Ave # 300-D, Greensboro, NC, 27403, (336) 832-0410

  • Cone Health Women's-Children's, 1121 N Church Street Entrance, Greensboro, NC, 27401, (336) 832-6500

  • Duke Cancer Ctr Acute Care, 20 Duke Medicine Cir, Durham, NC, 27710, (919) 668-6608

  • Duke Cancer Ctr Radiation, 20 Duke Medicine Cir, Durham, NC, 27710, (919) 660-2100

  • Duke Children's Health Ctr, 2301 Erwin Rd # 34ththfloor, Durham, NC, 27705, (919) 613-7777

  • Duke Health, 234 Crooked Creek Pkwy # 500, Durham, NC, 27713, (919) 684-3834

  • Duke Pediatric Dermatology, 5324 Mcfarland Rd # 410, Durham, NC, 27707, (919) 684-3432

  • Duke University Med Ctr Gen, Durham, NC, 27701, (919) 684-2410

  • Duke University Med Ctr Gen, Durham, NC, 27710, (919) 681-4722

  • Duke University Med Ctr Gen, PO Box 90950, Durham, NC, 27708, (919) 681-2020

  • Duke Wound Mgmt Clinic-Clinic, 40 Duke Medicine Cir, Durham, NC, 27710, (919) 684-3432

  • Health Center Of Hillsborough, 401 Meadowlands Dr # 101, Hillsborough, NC, 27278, (919) 241-5032

  • Lebauer Healthcare At Green, 709 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro, NC, 27408, (336) 547-1792

  • Lebauer Healthcare Grandover, 4023 Guilford College Rd, Greensboro, NC, 27407, (336) 890-2040

  • Lebauer Primary Care At Elam, 520 N Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC, 27403, (336) 547-1792

  • Renaissance Family Medicine, 2525c Phillips Ave, Greensboro, NC, 27405, (336) 832-7711

  • Sleep Disorders Ctr At, 1248 Huffman Mill Rd # 101, Burlington, NC, 27215, (866) 937-6692

  • UNC At Chapel Hill Medical Ctr, Cb 7010, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, (919) 966-5136

  • UNC Hospitals Lab Hillsborough, 460 Waterstone Dr # Firstfloor, Hillsborough, NC, 27278, (919) 595-5970

  • UNC Hospitals Multispecialty, 101 Manning Dr # Firstfloor, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514, (984) 974-0150

  • University-NC-Health Care, 100 Sprunt St, Chapel Hill, NC, 27517, (919) 966-5500

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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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Durham County ZIP Codes include: 27503, 27701, 27702, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27706, 27707, 27708, 27709, 27710, 27711, 27712, 27713, 27715, 27717, and 27722

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