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About us

About us

Our purpose

To improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities – we won't stop until health care is better for all.

Get to know Blue Cross NC

Since 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has been committed to making health care easier to navigate, more affordable and more accessible to all. Through our history, we’ve grown to better serve our members and meet North Carolina’s biggest health challenges.

4.3 million members

We have more than 4.3 million members, including 1.2 million served on behalf of other Blue Plans.1

Neighbors helping neighbors

Our NC-based operations and locations have a global reach. We serve all 50 states and nearly 200 countries and territories.2

Broad coverage for all your needs

Our PPO3 network includes 95% of medical doctors and 98% of all general acute-care hospitals4 in NC.

For people, not profits

As a fully taxed not-for-profit health insurance company, we serve our members, not shareholders.

Making an impact in our communities

At Blue Cross NC, we’re not just focused on serving our members. We’re also dedicated to giving back to the communities where we work and live.

Investing in the areas we serve

We invest in our local communities to support the overall health of all North Carolinians. We’ve secured millions of dollars for charitable causes, volunteered more than 129,000 hours and supported countless other causes dedicated to fighting hunger, homelessness and family hardship.

Deepening our NC commitment

Since being founded in 2000, the separate and independent Blue Cross NC Foundation has invested more than $200 million in organizations and communities across the state.5 Its mission to improve the health and well-being of everyone in North Carolina includes addressing food access, early childhood development, health inequities and much more.

Simplifying the insurance process

We feature 10 locations throughout North Carolina where you can get one-on-one help from an insurance specialist. Our locations offer plan enrollment support, health services, preventive care, fitness classes and much more. The best part is that there’s no cost for any of our services.

Get to know our people

We employ more than 5,000 people6 who are passionate about work that makes a difference.

Meet the leaders behind our guiding principles

Our commitment to members and the community starts with our leadership. Find out how they’ve established a company culture that reflects our commitment to honesty, integrity and fairness.

Join the team that’s changing lives

At Blue Cross NC, we believe our people make the difference. With our deep commitment to local communities, social justice and employee wellness, it’s easy to see what makes this such a great place to work.

Focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)

We’re committed to reducing health inequities and lifting all people and cultures. Whether it’s in the community or our company, we’ve taken major steps to create an inclusive company that prioritizes the well-being of all.

Support our mission and local communities

Does your company culture align with our goals and values? Explore business opportunities to partner with us as an affiliate, supplier or vendor.

Point of Blue

See the latest Blue Cross NC tips, news and community updates in our blog.

Making communities stronger with local foods

TRACTOR Food & Farms envisions a future where the local food system thrives through innovation and community support.

To state employees: Our partnership is more than a contract

A message from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina President and CEO Tunde Sotunde.

Helping older adults in Western North Carolina ‘Age Well’

The program focuses on providing support to help older adults live better and longer.


Discover the latest Blue Cross NC news, press releases and social media updates.