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Local Non-Profits Offer Free Health Insurance Literacy & Budgeting Classes

November 25, 2014

Two local non-profits are teaming up to offer a FREE two- part series on health insurance basics and budgeting for health care costs.

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Health Insurance Basics & Budgeting for Health Classes

November 12, 2014

Free two-part series taught by WCMS Health Access Team and OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling

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Get Your Uninsured Patients Insured via WCMS During Next Open Enrollment Period (Nov. 15-Feb 15)

November 7, 2014

WCMS has a cadre of fully trained and certified Health Access Counselors (HAC) ready to help enroll as many uninsured people as possible, particularly during open enrollment periods.

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WCMS Conducting a Virtual Candidate Forum

September 20, 2014

WCMS is conducting a virtual candidate forum to gather responses from NC State House & Senate candidates on important healthcare topics.

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A New Face for Charity Care

September 3, 2014

Read this national article about the role of charity care after the Affordable Care Act, which mentions WCMS' Project Access program!

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A Reminder of Depression’s Deadly Possibilities

August 18, 2014

Read the guest column by Steve Buie, MD, Psychiatrist, posted in the Asheville Citizen-Times. 

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Update on Biltmore Family Medicine

August 14, 2014

Dr. Anderson's office now has a new location and hopes to start seeing patients again soon.

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WCMS Foundation Chair Message- Jim Early, MD

August 1, 2014

Letter from the Foundation Chair- 2014.  By Dr. Jim Early, MD, WCMS Chair.

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WCMS Stands in Support of House Bill 1181 (Physician-led A.C.O.)

July 30, 2014

Read this letter from Dr. Bob Henderson II, WCMS President-Elect, regarding Medicaid Reform. 

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Senate’s Proposed Medicaid Bill Harmful to Patients

July 21, 2014

Read this op-ed, published in the Asheville Citizen-Times, written by WCMS CEO, Miriam Schwarz

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Ribbon-cutting for Asheville’s cutting-edge pain management clinic.

July 15, 2014

Blue Ridge Pain Management is proud to announce the grand opening of its new office at 3 Walden Ridge Drive, Suite 100, just off Hendersonville Road. The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at the South Asheville clinic on July 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm. Drinks, including beer and wine, food and music will accompany an open house following the ribbon cutting from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

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Letter from the WCMS President- D. Gus Vickery, MD

July 9, 2014

The second of three letters from the President in 2014.  By Dr. David Gus Vickery, MD, WCMS President.

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WCMS Stands in Support of HB 1181, North Carolina Medicaid Modernization

July 7, 2014

Read the WCMS letter to NC State Senators who represent WNC regarding a Medicaid reform bill

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There was a time when Doctors were Doctors

July 3, 2014

Read this physician's blog entry and let us know your reactions.

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The Basics of Accountable Care Organizations

June 11, 2014

Article on FAQs of ACOs by Ward and Smith, PA

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