Residents of Lincoln County can choose from three healthcare options: Blue Advantage (Off Marketplace only), Blue Home in partnership with Novant Health, and Blue Local in collaboration with Atrium Health.
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.
Good option if you wish to get care from Atrium Health and its affiliated doctors and hospitals. (C1)
Since the majority of doctors in this plan are in the same health care system, it’s easier for them to work together on your behalf.
A provider network that includes Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital, which is nationally ranked in eight specialties;2 Carolinas Medical Center, which was named the “Best Hospital” in the Charlotte metro region for the seventh straight year;3 and 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations.4
A provider network that includes more than 2,700 physicians;5 Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; an academic medical center; five community hospitals; Brenner Children’s Hospital; more than 300 primary care and specialty clinics;5 and one of only three comprehensive cancer centers in North Carolina.6
All doctors outside the Atrium Health provider network are considered out-of-network and not covered by Blue Local, with Atrium Health, including CaroMont Health, Cone Health, Novant Health, and their affiliated providers. 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.
Blue Local with Atrium Health is available on and off Marketplace to residents of these North Carolina counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Randolph, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Wilkes and Yadkin.
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Lincoln County, North Carolina, provides a range of medical and healthcare facilities to meet the needs of individuals and families in the area. Atrium Health Lincoln serves as the primary healthcare provider in the county. Atrium Health Lincoln is a full-service hospital offering comprehensive medical services, including emergency care, surgical facilities, maternity care, specialized cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, and more.
In addition to the hospital, Lincoln County hosts several primary care clinics and specialty practices. These clinics offer convenient access to healthcare services, providing preventive care, routine check-ups, and specialized consultations. Practices like Lincoln Family Medicine and Carolinas HealthCare System Urgent Care cater to the specific needs of individuals and families.
The Lincoln County Health Department plays a vital role in promoting public health. They offer various services, including immunizations, family planning, prenatal care, and health education programs. The health department also administers the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, providing nutrition education and support to eligible women, infants, and children.
Lincoln County collaborates with organizations like Partners Behavioral Health Management for mental health services, which provides counseling, therapy, and crisis intervention services. These resources support individuals and families in addressing mental health challenges and accessing appropriate care.
Lincoln County provides long-term care facilities and nursing homes to support the elderly. Lincoln Nursing Center and Boger City Rest Home offer personalized care and support for older adults who require assisted living or skilled nursing care.
Pediatric healthcare is also a priority in Lincoln County. Practices like Carolinas HealthCare System Pediatric Care and Lincoln Pediatrics specialize in providing comprehensive healthcare services for infants, children, and adolescents.
In conclusion, Lincoln County's medical and healthcare facilities are designed to meet the diverse needs of individuals and families. The presence of a primary healthcare provider, specialty clinics, public health services, mental health resources, long-term care facilities, and specialized pediatric care ensures that residents have access to comprehensive and quality healthcare throughout their lives.
Atrium Health Cabarrus, 920 Church St N, Concord, NC, 28025, (704) 403-3000
Atrium Health Cleveland, 201 E Grover St, Shelby, NC, 28150, (980) 487-3000
Atrium Health Kings Mountain, 706 W King St, Kings Mountain, NC, 28086, (980) 487-5000
Atrium Health Lincoln, 433 Mcalister Rd, Lincolnton, NC, 28092, (980) 212-2000
Atrium Health Pineville, 10628 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210, (704) 667-1000
Atrium Health Stanly, 301 Yadkin St, Albemarle, NC, 28001, (704) 984-4000
Atrium Health Union West Hosp, 1000 Healing Way, Matthews, NC, 28104, (800) 821-1535
Atrium Health Union, 600 Hospital Dr, Monroe, NC, 28112, (980) 993-3100
Atrium Health University City, 8800 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC, 28262, (704) 863-6000
Atrium Health Waxhaw, 2700 Providence Rd S, Waxhaw, NC, 28173, (704) 667-6800
Atrium Health's Carolinas Med, 1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28203, (704) 355-2000
Carolinas Continue Care Hosp, 10648 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28210, (704) 667-8050
Carolinas Continuecare Hosp, 8800 N Tryon St # 4, Charlotte, NC, 28262, (704) 863-8300
Carolinas Healthcare Syst, 501 Billingsley Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28211, (704) 444-2400
Carolinas Rehabilitation, 1100 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28203, (704) 355-4300
Caromont Regional Medical Ctr, 2525 Court Dr, Gastonia, NC, 28054, (704) 834-2000
Catawba Valley Medical Ctr, 810 Fairgrove Church Rd, Hickory, NC, 28602, (828) 326-3000
Davis Regional Medical Ctr, 218 Old Mocksville Rd, Statesville, NC, 28625, (704) 873-0281
Frye Regional Medical Ctr, 420 N Center St # 20, Hickory, NC, 28601, (828) 315-5000
Iredell Memorial Hospital, 557 Brookdale Dr, Statesville, NC, 28677, (704) 873-5661
Jeff Gordon Children's Ctr, 920 Church St N, Concord, NC, 28025, (704) 403-3000
Lake Norman Regional Med Ctr, 171 Fairview Rd, Mooresville, NC, 28117, (704) 660-4000
Levine Children's Hospital, 1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC, 28203, (704) 381-2000
Novant Health Charlotte Ortho, 1901 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28207, (704) 316-2000
Novant Health Hemby Children's, 200 Hawthorne Ln, Charlotte, NC, 28204, (704) 384-4021
Novant Health Huntersville Med, 10030 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC, 28078, (704) 316-4000
Novant Health Matthews Med Ctr, 1500 Matthews Township Pkwy, Matthews, NC, 28105, (704) 384-6500
Novant Health Mint Hl Med Ctr, 8201 Healthcare Loop, Charlotte, NC, 28215, (980) 302-1000
Novant Health Presbyterian Med, 200 Hawthorne Ln, Charlotte, NC, 28204, (704) 384-4000
Novant Health Rowan Med Ctr, 612 Mocksville Ave, Salisbury, NC, 28144, (704) 210-5000
WG Hefner Salisbury Dept, 1601 Brenner Ave, Salisbury, NC, 28144, (704) 638-9000
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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).
Lincoln County ZIP Codes include: 28033, 28037, 28080, 28092, 28093, and 28168