Posted on October 5, 2017

Mission Health Now Out of Network with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

ASHEVILLE – October 5, 2017 – Effective today, October 5, 2017, Mission Health’s contract with Blue Cross has expired and essentially all Mission Health physicians and facilities are now out-of-network providers with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). Sadly, our contract expired without negotiations ever occurring because BCBSNC simply refused to speak […]

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Posted on July 31, 2017

Mission Health and Aetna Sign Multi-Year Agreement

ASHEVILLE – July 31, 2017 – Mission Health and Aetna have signed a new, multi-year agreement providing Aetna customers who receive healthcare benefits through their employers with in-network access to Mission Health’s hospitals, outpatient centers and employed physicians across western North Carolina. This agreement provides employers in western North Carolina with further access to competitively […]

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Posted on July 24, 2017

Mission Health and Cigna Sign Multi-Year Agreement

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 24, 2017) – Mission Health and Cigna have signed a new agreement providing Cigna customers who get health care benefits through their employers with in-network access to Mission Health’s hospitals, outpatient centers and employed physicians across western North Carolina. “We are pleased to continue our long-standing, collaborative relationship with Cigna, and to […]

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Posted on June 21, 2017

Mission Health President and CEO Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Among Top 50 Most Influential in Nation

Ranked No. 13 of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders by Modern Healthcare ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 19, 2017) – Mission Health President and CEO Ronald A. Paulus, MD, has been named one of the nation’s “Top 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare magazine.  Through its Awards and Recognition program, […]

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Most Recent News

Mission Health Designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ by the American College of Radiology

/ October 19, 2017

Mission Health has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement that goes beyond accreditation to recognize best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care. This includes a comprehensive assessment of the entire medical imaging […]

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Mission Health Congratulates All Mission Health Partners Accountable Care Organization Members For Performance Among The Best In The Nation On Both Cost And Quality

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2017) – Mission Health today applauded the extraordinary work of Mission Health Partners (MHP), western North Carolina’s local Accountable Care Organization (ACO) comprised of more than 555 independent physicians from across the region, as well as physicians from MAHEC, Mission Health and Pardee Hospital.  MHP’s performance was among the very best […]

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CMS Releases 2016 Quality Performance Reports for Medicare Shared Savings Program – Mission Health Partners Performs Among the Highest in the Nation

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2016 Quality and Financial Performance Results, showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to improve the quality of healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries while also decreasing costs for consumers and taxpayers.  Of note, the data also show that our […]

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Mission Health CEO Tapped to Testify Before Congress on Drug Pricing Program, Testimony Highlights Investment in Community

/ October 13, 2017

Mission Health President and Chief Executive Officer Ronald A. Paulus, MD was tapped to testify before the a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ on Oct. 11, 2017. During his testimony Dr. Paulus highlighted Mission Health’s 130-year legacy of compassionate caring as well as its charity care and community benefit activities. “Mission Health is […]

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Most Recent Videos

We're Out of Network - What's Next?

October 5, 2017
Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO of Mission Health, announces that Mission Health is out of network with Blue Cross NC, and reassures patients that they can still receive the care they need. No matter what.

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Insurance Shouldn't Keep You from the Care You Need

September 29, 2017
We realize having to reconsider your health coverage is frustrating and can be confusing. Our team is working aggressively to answer your questions and to provide options for your care at Mission Health before and after Oct. 5. Hear updates from Dr. Paulus and find out what you need to know and do: http://bit.ly/2xEs30I

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