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Residents of Union 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.

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Best for

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.

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Best for

Good option if you wish to get care from Novant Health’s provider network and it’s affiliated doctors and hospitals. (B1)

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

  • Over 1900 physicians

  • More than 800 locations, including Novant Health’s not-for-profit integrated system of 15 medical centers. (B2)

  • All doctors outside the Novant Health provider network are considered out-of-network and not covered for Blue Home with Novant Health, including: Atrium Health, CaroMont Health and Cone Health. 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

Blue Home with Novant Health

Blue Home with Novant Health is available on and off Marketplace to residents of these North Carolina counties: Cabarrus, Davidson, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stokes, Union, and Yadkin.

Blue Local with Atrium Health logo

Best for

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.

Network

  • 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.

Availability

Blue Local with Atrium Health

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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Union County

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Healthcare Facilities

Union County's healthcare hub is Atrium Health Union, located in Monroe. This expansive medical facility provides various services, from pediatric care to adult healthcare. Their services include emergency, heart, and vascular care, orthopedics, and cancer treatment. With patient-centered care at the forefront of their mission, they provide a comprehensive healthcare experience that caters to all ages.

The county also hosts many primary care clinics, such as Atrium Health Primary Care Indian Trail and Novant Health Monroe Family Medical. These clinics provide preventive care, manage chronic diseases, and perform routine health screenings - ideal for families seeking regular health check-ups.

Pediatric healthcare is also well-catered in Union County. Locations like Novant Health Child & Adolescent Medical Group and Carolinas HealthCare System Union Pediatrics ensure that the youngest family members receive age-appropriate care.

The county also houses several specialty clinics, such as Atrium Health Wound Care and the Union Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists. Whether for acute injuries, respiratory issues, or more, these clinics provide specialized care that caters to specific health conditions.

For families with elderly members or those requiring rehabilitation services, the county offers facilities like Woodridge, an Atrium Health Rehabilitation Center in Monroe. This facility provides nursing and therapeutic services for post-acute care.

Moreover, mental health services in Union County are available at facilities like the Monarch Behavioral Health Clinic in Monroe. They offer various services, including therapy and medication management, accommodating individuals of all ages, from children to adults.

The county's numerous pharmacies, including CVS, Walgreens, and local establishments, provide easy access to prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and other health-related items.

In conclusion, Union County offers many healthcare services suitable for families. With comprehensive care options from primary care clinics, specialty centers, and pharmacies, families can find almost all they need within the county borders.

Area Hospitals
  • 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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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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Union County ZIP Codes include: 28079, 28103, 28104, 28108, 28110, 28111, 28112, 28173, and 28174

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