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Politico Article Discusses Healthcare Transformation in North Carolina

An in-depth article discussing North Carolina’s healthcare transformation efforts was published last week by Politico. The article highlights the close collaborations taking place between DHHS and Blue Cross NC, and also touches on several related statewide initiatives helping to address the common social drivers in healthcare. NCAFP member and Johnston County Health Director Dr. Marilyn Pearson is directly quoted in the article, as is Dr. Karen Smith of Raeford who shares some excellent information on how her practice is working with Alledale and BCBSNC to better serve Hoke County patients in a sidebar that accompanies the piece. Read the article and sidebar here.