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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Posted on April 28, 2017

Mission Health and Angel Medical Center Announce Plans for Unprecedented Investment in Macon County Community Through New Healthcare Facility

FRANKLIN, N.C. (April 28, 2017) – Mission Health, a not-for-profit health system based in Asheville, North Carolina and Angel Medical Center (AMC), a not-for-profit Mission Health member hospital located in Franklin, North Carolina announced today their plan for a $43 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art replacement hospital for Macon County and surrounding community. Following […]

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Most Recent News

Mission Hospital Earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

/ September 15, 2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 11, 2017) – Mission Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. With this certification, Mission joins […]

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Exciting Opportunity to “Grow” CNAs for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

We’re pleased to announce a new opportunity to current and prospective team members interested in becoming CNAs and working for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH). The “Mission Grows” Scholarship is established by Mission Health to provide financial assistance to individuals seeking to become certified nursing assistants.  The Southwestern Community College (SCC) Scholarship is specifically for those seeking […]

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New Partnership Expands WellCare Members’ Access to Mission Health System in North Carolina Next Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2017) — WellCare of North Carolina, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare services, announced today that Mission Health will join the health plan’s provider network. WellCare’s members will have full access to Asheville, North Carolina-based Mission Health System’s […]

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WCU, Mission Health Using $1.3 Million Grant to Enhance Training for FNP Students

CULLOWHEE – August 21, 2017 – A long-running partnership between Western Carolina University and Mission Health System to improve the quality of health care in Western North Carolina reached a milestone recently when the federal government awarded a $1.3 million grant to boost the readiness of students graduating from WCU’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The grant to WCU’s School of […]

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Most Recent Videos

Highlights from Jill Hoggard Green's Facebook Live

September 21, 2017
While Blue Cross NC continues to force Mission Health’s facilities out of network as soon as Oct. 5, 2017, there’s no reason to let insurance come between you and the doctor you’ve grown to love and trust. Here are highlights from our Sept. 20, 2017 Facebook Live with Mission Health’s Chief Operating Officer Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN. Learn next steps for care for you and your family in case Blue Cross does not return to the negotiating table for western North Carolina.

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Your Next Steps for Care with Jill Hoggard Green

September 21, 2017
While Blue Cross NC continues to force Mission Health’s facilities out of network as soon as Oct. 5, 2017, there’s no reason to let insurance come between you and the doctor you’ve grown to love and trust. Mission Health’s Chief Operating Officer Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN, discusses next steps for care for you and your family should Blue Cross not return to the negotiating table for western North Carolina. Jill will walk you through your options for care as well as the potential financial impacts as she explores your questions and concerns.

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