Monthly Archives: January 2014

 

Hartley’s Live Fearless Story: Camp Victory Junction and an Amazing 5K

By now you may have seen our Live Fearless commercials, but we’ve known from the beginning that Live Fearless isn’t something for us to solely define. North Carolinians have their own Live Fearless stories – how they live with the freedom to dream and believe. They live for the challenge. They live for the accomplishment. […]
BCBSNC Makes Family Coverage Available for All Legally Married Couples & Domestic Partners in ACA Plans

BCBSNC Makes Family Coverage Available for All Legally Married Couples & Domestic Partners in ACA Plans

BCBSNC was in the news recently because our ACA plans did not offer family coverage for married same-sex couples or domestic partners. We received some criticism for that decision. We deserved it. We’re committed to serving all North Carolinians, and our decision to delay family coverage for these customers was inconsistent with that commitment. Today, […]
Dr. Louise Gooch’s Live Fearless Story: The Older You Get, the More Daring You Become

Dr. Louise Gooch’s Live Fearless Story: The Older You Get, the More Daring You Become

We have been hearing some very inspiring Live Fearless stories. You may have seen our Live Fearless commercials, but we knew Live Fearless wasn’t something for us to solely define. North Carolinians have their own Live Fearless stories – how they live with the freedom to dream and believe. They live for the challenge. They live […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: BCBSNC Retail Stores in North Carolina

Sometimes it just feels like there’s never enough time in the day. Wake up, go to work, do your job, come home, help the kids with their homework. Before you know it, it’s dark outside and you didn’t get through half of the tasks on the dreaded to-do list. We understand. We’re there with you. […]

Domestic Partners and the Affordable Care Act in North Carolina

The Affordable Care Act has created enrollment issues for thousands of North Carolinians, and recently we’ve received specific questions regarding enrollment for domestic partners. Currently, while some large employers (including ourselves) choose to cover domestic partners, that option isn’t yet available for our small group or individual customers. However, we are implementing changes that will […]

Four Ways to Protect Yourself Against Insurance Fraud

Credit card scams, identity theft and …  insurance fraud? Yes, it happens. As you might know, when applying on the the ACA Health Care Exchange for health insurance, applicants are required to provide personal information. Though the Exchange takes a number of security precautions, that doesn’t mean there’s no risk. This is of particular concern […]
5 Tips to Jump Start Your Career in 2014

5 Tips to Jump Start Your Career in 2014

By now, many of us have vowed to do a number of things in 2014 – some may have resolved to be healthier and save more money. Don’t let your career drop take a backseat
A Special  Message From Brad Wilson, CEO of BCBSNC

A Special Message From Brad Wilson, CEO of BCBSNC

Problems in Washington have made it hard for us in North Carolina to enroll customers and issue membership cards. Many are frustrated as they wait to speak with someone who can help. This is unacceptable.

Video: Health Care Reform 101 — The Basics

Health care reform is complicated, we understand. That's why we've put together a short, easy-to-understand video series explaining the upcoming changes.
Members: How to Access Your BCBSNC Account Online

Members: How to Access Your BCBSNC Account Online

This post walks you through the first few important steps of the insurance process, namely accessing ID Cards and insurance information online using the Member Service Portal.