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Medicaid and NC Health Choice in North Carolina

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North Carolina launched Medicaid Managed Care July 1, 2021.

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Behavioral Health Crisis Line

844-594-5076 (TTY 711) 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Call us if you are experiencing emotional or mental pain or distress. We have licensed clinicians available to speak with you and to connect you to the support you need to feel better. If you are in danger or need immediate medical attention, call 911.

Serving Medicaid and NC Health Choice members in North Carolina

With Healthy Blue, you get the benefits you need to live your best:


Doctor visits




Vision care

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Plus, no-cost extras just for being our member, such as:

  • Rides to the doctor and pharmacy
  • WW® (formerly Weight Watchers®) vouchers
  • Help to quit smoking

See all benefits

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Open enrollment is here.

You can now choose Healthy Blue to be your health plan for North Carolina Medicaid. Open enrollment begins March 15 and ends May 14, with coverage beginning July 1, 2021.

Enroll now

Download the Healthy Blue mobile app!

We want to make sure you always have your member ID card with you. Make check-in easier at your doctor visits or to fill prescriptions. It’s your health plan on the go.

Download the app

See a doctor 24/7 with LiveHealth Online

LiveHealth Online lets you visit a doctor through video chat on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. When you need to see a doctor late at night or can’t make it to your doctor’s office, LiveHealth Online can help. It’s an easy way to access care for you or your family without leaving home.

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About Healthy Blue

Since 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has helped millions of North Carolinians get and stay healthy. Healthy Blue is our health plan for Medicaid members. We work with thousands of doctors, specialists, and hospitals throughout North Carolina, and we partner with many local organizations to help you get the care and services you need to live your best.