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Blue Cross has a large network of providers, which means you have more options when it comes to choosing doctors and hospitals.

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Cost Savings

Blue Cross NC offers competitive pricing on Medicare plans, which can help you save money on healthcare costs.

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The Freedom to Change Plans

There are two opportunities for everyone to switch plans: October 15 to December 7 and January 1 to March 31. Talk to an agent for additional information and exceptions.

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Wellness Benefits

Blue Cross offers wellness benefits, such as fitness programs and wellness coaching, to help you maintain your health and prevent illness.

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Guaranteed Acceptance by Enrolling Early

Advantages include locking in rates, avoiding coverage gaps, wellness programs, and more.

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The A, B, C and D of Medicare

Medicare is a federal program to help people age 65 and older (or under age 65 who are Medicare-eligible) cover health care costs. It includes four types of coverage, labeled Parts A, B, C and D.

Part A – Hospital Insurance

  • Run by the federal government

  • Hospital care

  • Skilled nursing facility care

  • Hospice care

  • Home health services

Part B – Medical Insurance

  • Run by the federal government

  • Doctor visits

  • Preventative services

  • Ambulance services

  • Physical and speech therapy

Medicare Part C – Medicare Advantage

  • Part A benefits, including hospital visits, skilled nursing care and home health care

  • Part B benefits, such as doctor visits, outpatient care, screenings and lab tests

  • Prescription drug coverage (Part D coverage is included in most Medicare Advantage plans)

Medicare Part D – Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

  • Help pay for prescription drugs including both brand-name and generic medications

  • A list of the drugs (also called a formulary) covered under the plan

  • A network of available pharmacies to choose from and mail order pharmacy services

Which Path is Best For You?

Compare paths 1 & 2 below

Path 1

Original Medicare




À La Carte Coverage


Accepted Nationwide


Enjoy travel & like customization


Path 2

Medicare Advantage


Insurance Company-Managed


Bundled Coverage


Accepted within a Network


Want extra benefits & need a spending cap

Blue Medicare Supplement

Blue Medicare Supplement from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Medicare Supplement

For North Carolina Beneficiaries Enrolled in Both Medicare Part A and Part B

Original Medicare only covers some of your medical costs. That’s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) offers reliable Medicare Supplement plans to help lessen the worries over what Medicare doesn’t cover. Choose from a variety of Blue Medicare Supplement plans to find the plan that best fits your needs and your budget.

With Blue Medicare Supplement, You’ll Enjoy:

  • Coverage for the costs not covered by Original Medicare (Parts A and B)

  • The freedom to see any Medicare-participating provider nationwide

  • Rates as low as $381

  • Flexibility to change plans

  • A healthy aging and exercise program

  • A program for significant savings on hearing aids

Supplement Plans from Blue Cross NC: Discover the Benefit of Blue℠

Blue Medicare Supplement plans provide savings and peace of mind for more than 234,000 North Carolinians across our state.2 As North Carolina’s preferred health insurer,3 people depend on Blue Cross NC's large network of providers and 87 years of experience to provide the knowledge and expertise they need, right in their own backyard.

Blue-to-Blue ℠ : Built-In Flexibility

All Blue Medicare Supplement plans feature the freedom to switch Medicare Supplement plans at specific times throughout the year. If your needs or budget change, simply change plans without having to answer additional health questions.4

Guaranteed Acceptance

You cannot be turned down for Blue Medicare Supplement, and may not have to complete a medical questionnaire, if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are age 65 or older, or under age 65 and are eligible for Medicare due to disability5

  • You enroll within six months of enrolling in Medicare Part B

  • You are not covered by certain Medicaid programs

  • You are a resident of North Carolina

No Waiting Periods

If you enroll early, you may be eligible for a Medicare Supplement plan without waiting periods for pre-existing conditions. If you wait until after your deadline to enroll, you may have a waiting period for pre-existing conditions.

Stay Healthy With Silver&Fit ®

Most Blue Medicare Supplement plans include our healthy aging and exercise program, Silver&Fit. Enjoy a low-cost fitness membership at a fitness facility near you, or enroll in the Home Fitness Program and exercise in the comfort of your own home.6

TruHearing Program ®

TruHearing covers one hearing aid per ear per year for a low copay of $699 per TruHearing Advanced hearing aid or $999 per TruHearing Premium hearing aid. Also, as part of the program, a TruHearing provider will help you choose the best hearing aid for your lifestyle and unique hearing needs.7

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Onslow County

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Healthcare for Seniors

Onslow County in North Carolina provides a comprehensive healthcare network for its residents, including those enrolled in Medicare.

Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, located within the county, is a premier healthcare facility serving military personnel and eligible veterans. This center provides a full spectrum of healthcare services for Medicare-enrolled veterans, including specialized geriatric care.

Onslow Memorial Hospital is a significant provider within the county, offering a wide array of services, including emergency care, orthopedics, cardiology, and other specialized medical services. The hospital is strongly committed to catering to senior patients' needs, many of whom are Medicare beneficiaries.

Family care practices such as Coastal Carolina Health Care and Onslow Primary Care offer preventative care, routine check-ups, and chronic disease management, which are crucial aspects of care for Medicare recipients.

Urgent care centers like MedFirst Immediate Care and Onslow Urgent Care offers extended hours for non-emergent medical needs. These facilities typically accept Medicare and provide a cost-effective alternative to emergency room visits.

Senior citizens in need of mental health support have access to facilities like Brynn Marr Hospital, which offers mental health services tailored to the needs of older adults. The hospital works with Medicare and other insurers to ensure coverage for these critical services.

Long-term care and rehabilitation facilities are available for those in need. Facilities like the Premier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provide services often covered by Medicare, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and skilled nursing care.

Pharmacies throughout the county, such as Realo Discount Drugs and Walgreens, accept Medicare Part D plans, providing prescription medications and immunizations. Home healthcare services, critical for many seniors preferring to receive care in their own homes, are offered by providers like Home Instead Senior Care, which typically coordinates with Medicare coverage.

In conclusion, Onslow County’s healthcare ecosystem encompasses a wide range of services designed to meet the needs of its Medicare beneficiaries, ensuring these residents receive the medical attention they need in a timely and affordable manner.

Area Hospitals
  • Brynn Marr Hospital, 192 Village Dr, Jacksonville, NC, 28546, (910) 577-1400

  • Cape Fear Vly Bladen County, 501 S Poplar St, Elizabethtown, NC, 28337, (910) 862-5100

  • Columbus Regional Healthcare, 500 Jefferson St, Whiteville, NC, 28472, (910) 642-8011

  • Dosher Memorial Hospital, 924 N Howe St, Southport, NC, 28461, (910) 457-3800

  • ECU Health Duplin Hospital, 401 N Main St, Kenansville, NC, 28349, (910) 296-0941

  • Naval Medical Ctr Camp Lejeune, 100 Brewster Blvd, Camp Lejeune, NC, 28547, (910) 450-4357

  • New Hanover Regional Med Ctr, 2131 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (910) 667-7000

  • New Hanover Regl Med Ctr-Rehab, 2131 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (910) 667-7835

  • NHRMC Betty H Cameron Women's, 2131 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (910) 667-7360

  • Novant Health Brunswick Med, 240 Hospital Dr NE, Bolivia, NC, 28422, (910) 721-1000

  • Novant Health New Hanover, 5301 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC, 28403, (910) 667-8100

  • Onslow Memorial Hospital, 317 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC, 28546, (910) 577-2345

  • Pender Memorial Hospital, 507 E Fremont St, Burgaw, NC, 28425, (910) 259-5451

  • Sampson Regional Medical Ctr, 607 Beaman St, Clinton, NC, 28328, (910) 592-8511

  • Southeastern Regional Med Ctr, 300 W 27th St, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 671-5000

  • UNC Health Southeastern, 4300 Fayetteville Rd, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 608-3078

Area Medical Centers
  • Bladen Lakes Cmnty Health Dntl, 73 Dixon St, Dublin, NC, 28332, (910) 879-1020

  • Carolinas Center For Surgery, 2145 Country Club Rd # 800, Jacksonville, NC, 28546, (910) 939-5759

  • Coastal Carolinas Health Allnc, 5305 Wrightsville Ave # M, Wilmington, NC, 28403, (910) 332-8017

  • Davis Regional Medical Ctr, Highway 17, Shallotte, NC, 28459, (910) 755-8121

  • ECU Health Heart-Vascular Care, 2145 Country Club Rd, Jacksonville, NC, 28546, (910) 478-4000

  • FDN At Mission Regl Med Ctr, 2001 S 17th St # A, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (910) 815-5002

  • Goshen Medical Ctr-Tabor City, 270 N US Highway 701 Byp, Tabor City, NC, 28463, (910) 653-1901

  • Goshen Medical Ctr, 1200 Hargett St, Jacksonville, NC, 28540, (910) 219-1082

  • New Hanover Regional Med Ctr, 112 Medical Village Dr, Wallace, NC, 28466, (910) 667-7000

  • New Hanover Regional Med Ctr, 200 Doctors Dr, Jacksonville, NC, 28546, (910) 667-7000

  • New Hanover Regional Med Ctr, Clinical Audit Services, Wilmington, NC, 28402, Not Available

  • Novant Health New Hanover Regl, 1415 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (910) 667-7406

  • Novant Health New Hanover Regl, 2250 Shipyard Blvd # 12, Wilmington, NC, 28403, (910) 662-7780

  • Nunnelee Pediatric Spec Clinic, 510 Carolina Bay Dr, Wilmington, NC, 28403, (910) 662-8888

  • Option Care Health, 131 Racine Dr # 100b, Wilmington, NC, 28403, (910) 791-7885

  • Sandy Shores Med Ctr-Urgent Cr, 13741 NC Highway 50 # C, Surf City, NC, 28445, (910) 777-2732

  • Southeastern Regional Med Ctr, 2002 N Cedar St # A, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 738-3560

  • Southeastern Regional Med Ctr, 300 W 24th St, Lumberton, NC, 28358, Not Available

  • Southeastern Regional Med Ctr, 4895 Fayetteville Rd, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 738-4554

  • Southeastern Regional Med Ctr, Pine Run Dr, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 671-5583

  • Swansboro Medical Ctr PA, 718 W Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC, 28584, (910) 326-5588

  • Tufts Medical Ctr Inc, 800 Wellington Ave, Wilmington, NC, 28401, (617) 636-5961

  • UNC Health Southeastern, 300 W 27th St, Lumberton, NC, 28358, (910) 671-5000

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  1. Example for a female non-smoker, age 65. Premium rates can vary based on a number of factors. Contact Blue Cross NC or your authorized agent to learn more.

  2. 234,000; Blue Cross NC internal data for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and stand-alone Part D as of October 2020.

  3. Blue Cross NC Brand Tracking Study; Ipsos; July 2020.

  4. Members of plans sponsored by Blue Cross NC will be able to change to other plans available when they purchased their original plan. Certain limits apply.

  5. Guaranteed acceptance is limited to Plan A for those under age 65 who have Medicare due to disability.

  6. Disclaimer: The Silver&Fit program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc. (ASH Fitness), a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). The program is not part of a member’s policy or benefits, and is not available on our Plan G-HD. All programs and services are not available in all areas. Please make sure to talk to a doctor before starting or changing an exercise routine. Silver&Fit, Fit at Home and the Silver&Fit logo are trademarks of ASH. Other names or logos may be trademarks of their respective owners. Home kits are subject to change. Not all YMCAs participate in the network. ASH does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. Not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.

  7. Disclaimer: TruHearing is a registered trademark of TruHearing, Inc. TruHearing is an independent company and does not offer Blue Cross NC products or services. This program may change or be discontinued at any time.


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Onslow County ZIP Codes include: 28445, 28454, 28460, 28539, 28540, 28541, 28542, 28543, 28544, 28545, 28546, 28547, 28555, 28574, and 28582

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