Introducing Advanced Primary Care to North Carolina


What is Advanced Primary Care?

Advanced Primary Care uses a team approach to provide more personalized care and support. It begins with standard primary care and adds things like health and nutrition coaching, behavioral and mental health services, and much more. When you choose Advanced Primary Care, you will enjoy care that is more personal, more convenient and more connected.

  • Highly coordinated care team
  • Shorter wait times
  • More time during your appointments to discuss current health and goals
  • 24/7 provider availability, telehealth services and transportation assistance
  • Support for finding high-quality specialists when needed
  • A simpler overall experience

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Advanced Primary Care in North Carolina

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) is working with multiple leaders in Advanced Primary Care to deliver services to our members. In certain cases, these organizations are only offering services to Blue Medicare AdvantageSM members.

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Iora Primary Care

Locations: Charlotte, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem

Learn more about Iora Primary Care

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Locations: Greenville and surrounding Eastern North Carolina counties

Learn more about Galileo Health

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CareMore Health

Location: Raleigh

Learn more about CareMore Health

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Locations: Charlotte, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem

Learn more about Cityblock Health

Other providers/physicians are available in our network.

What is Advanced Primary Care?

What are Advanced Primary Care providers?

Advanced Primary Care providers offer standard primary care, plus health and nutritional coaching, mental health services and much more all in one place.

How are Advanced Primary Care providers different from my existing Primary Care provider?

You will experience a number of differences with an Advanced Primary Care provider that could include the following:

  • More time during appointments to go over health goals, coaching and resources
  • Support from an entire care team, including behavioral health specialists, health coaches and nutritionists
  • Integration of services such as behavioral health, telehealth, transportation, home visits and palliative care with primary care
  • Support for finding the highest-quality specialist providers when specialty care is required

Am I eligible to use an Advance Primary Care provider? Are they in my network?

Yes. All Advanced Primary Care providers are considered in-network for Blue Cross NC Medicare Advantage members.

How do I switch from my current Primary Care provider to an Advanced Primary Care provider?

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is an HMO, PPO and PDP plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina depends on contract renewal. All other marks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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