Find Your Most Affordable Health Insurance Plan in Wilkes County

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Wilkes County residents have the choice of two healthcare options: Blue Advantage and Blue Local, in partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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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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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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Wilkes County

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Healthcare Facilities

Wilkes County, North Carolina, offers a variety of medical and healthcare facilities that cater to the needs of individuals and families in the area. Wilkes Medical Center, operated by Wake Forest Baptist Health, serves as the primary healthcare provider in the county. This leading medical center provides comprehensive services, including emergency care, surgical facilities, maternity care, and specialized cardiology, oncology, orthopedics treatments, and more.

In addition to the hospital, Wilkes 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 such as Wilkes Family Health Center and Wilkes Pediatric Associates cater to the specific needs of individuals and families.

The Wilkes 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 nutritional support for eligible women, infants, and children.

Mental health services in Wilkes County are supported through organizations like Daymark Recovery Services, which offers counseling, therapy, and crisis intervention services. These resources ensure individuals and families can access mental health support and care.

Wilkes County provides long-term care facilities and nursing homes to meet the needs of the elderly population. Wilkes Senior Village and Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offer personalized care and support for older adults who require assisted living or skilled nursing care.

Wilkes County offers specialized services for pediatric healthcare through practices like Wilkes Pediatric Associates. These practices provide comprehensive healthcare services for infants, children, and adolescents.

In conclusion, Wilkes County's medical and healthcare facilities, including the hospital, primary care clinics, public health services, mental health resources, long-term care facilities, and specialized pediatric care, ensure that residents can access comprehensive and high-quality healthcare for themselves and their families.

Area Hospitals
  • Alleghany Memorial Hospital, 233 Doctors St, Sparta, NC, 28675, (336) 372-5511

  • Ashe Memorial Hospital, 200 Hospital Ave, Jefferson, NC, 28640, (336) 846-7101

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Bapt, 1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 713-4500

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Bapt, 1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 716-2011

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Bapt, 1370 W D St, North Wilkesboro, NC, 28659, (336) 651-8100

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Bapt, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 716-2011

  • Atrium Health Wake Forrest, 250 Hospital Dr, Lexington, NC, 27292, (336) 248-5161

  • Davie Medical Ctr, 329 NC Highway 801 N, Bermuda Run, NC, 27006, (336) 998-1300

  • Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, 180 Parkwood Dr, Elkin, NC, 28621, (336) 527-7000

  • Lifebrite Community Hosp-Stks, 1570 NC 8 And 89 Hwy N, Danbury, NC, 27016, (336) 593-2831

  • Northern Regional Hospital, 830 Rockford St, Mount Airy, NC, 27030, (336) 719-7000

  • Novant Health Forsyth Med Ctr, 3333 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston Salem, NC, 27103, (336) 718-5000

  • Novant Health Kernersville Med, 1750 Kernersville Medical Pkwy, Kernersville, NC, 27284, (336) 564-4000

  • Novant Health Med Park Hosp, 1950 S Hawthorne Rd, Winston Salem, NC, 27103, (336) 718-0785

  • Novant Health Rehab Hosp An, 2475 Hillcrest Center Cir, Winston Salem, NC, 27103, (336) 754-3500

  • Novant Health Thomasville Med, 207 Old Lexington Rd, Thomasville, NC, 27360, (336) 472-2000

  • Old Vineyard Behavioral Health, 3637 Old Vineyard Rd, Winston Salem, NC, 27104, (336) 794-3550

  • Stokes Reynolds Meml Hosp Inc, Danbury, NC, 27016, (336) 593-5356

  • Watauga Medical Ctr, 336 Deerfield Rd, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 262-4100

Area Medical Clinics
  • Appalachian Regional, 194 Doctors Dr, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 386-2663

  • Appalachian Regional, 200 Hospital Ave # 6, Jefferson, NC, 28640, (828) 386-2663

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Bapt, 10 Medical Park Dr # 1, Lexington, NC, 27292, (336) 716-9253

  • Bethany Medical Ctr, 1908 Caudle Dr # 100, Mount Airy, NC, 27030, (336) 883-0029

  • Boone Urology Ctr, 400 Shadowline Dr # 103-104, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 264-5150

  • Cone Health Medcenter Krnrsvll, 1635 N Carolina Highway 66 S, Kernersville, NC, 27284, (336) 992-5100

  • Cone Health Medcenter Krnrsvll, 1635 NC 66 S, Kernersville, NC, 27284, (336) 992-5100

  • Cone Health Outpatient Rehab, 1635 N Carolina 66 # 255, Kernersville, NC, 27284, (336) 992-4820

  • Department Of Emergency Med, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 716-4625

  • Harmony Center For Women, 381 Deerfield Rd, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 268-8970

  • Hoots Memorial Hospital, , Yadkinville, NC, 27055, (336) 679-6728

  • Lexington Medical Ctr, 811 W Main St, Lexington, NC, 27293, (803) 936-7203

  • Lung Center, 870 State Farm Rd # 100, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 386-2746

  • Novant Health Bariatric Sltns, 760 Highland Oaks Dr # 200, Winston Salem, NC, 27103, (336) 277-4380

  • Novant Health Ortho-Sports, 7138 Village Medical Cir, Clemmons, NC, 27012, (336) 893-2400

  • Sneak-A-Peek, 2501 Neudorf Rd, Clemmons, NC, 27012, (336) 247-5141

  • Thomasville Medical Ctr, 6233 Denton Rd, Thomasville, NC, 27360, (336) 476-2537

  • Wake Forest Bapt Health Davie, 329 N Carolina Highway 801 N, Bermuda Run, NC, 27006, (336) 998-1300

  • Watauga Medical Ctr Outpatient, 1200 State Farm Rd, Boone, NC, 28607, (828) 262-4153

  • WFU Baptist Medical Ctr, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 713-7700

  • WFU Baptist Medical Ctr, Orthopaedic Surgery, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, (336) 716-2093

  • WFUBMC, 1450 Professional Park Dr, Winston Salem, NC, 27103, (336) 659-2701

  • Wilkes Regional Med Ctr Axlry, 500 Courthouse Dr, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697, (336) 651-8100

  • Wilkes Regional Medical Ctr, 1370 W D St, North Wilkesboro, NC, 28659, (336) 651-8100

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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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Wilkes County ZIP Codes include: 28606, 28624, 28635, 28649, 28651, 28654, 28656, 28659, 28665, 28669, 28670, 28674, 28685, and 28697

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