Up & Coming Weekly

April 11, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM APRIL 12 - 18, 2023 UCW 9 Carelon, the healthcare services subsidiary of Elevance Health, opened a new healthcare facil- ity in Fayetteville April 5 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. e integrated healthcare center — the first of its kind for the company — will offer advanced primary care services, behavioral health services and non-clinical employee assistance program counseling under one roof. e Carelon care center is staffed by a multi- disciplinary team of primary care and behavioral health clinicians. "Our first physical Carelon care center location offers a new choice for complete care for military, Medicare and Medicaid patients in and around the Fayetteville area," said Pete Haytaian, Execu- tive Vice President, Elevance Health and Presi- dent, Carelon. "By offering both physical and behavioral health support in one location, we can provide easier and more comprehensive access to care that meets the unique needs of our patients," Haytaian said. e center will accept scheduled appoint- ments, same-day appointments and walk-ins for most primary care services. e center will also offer support for complex, chronic health con- ditions, wellness coaching and education, and clinical behavioral services, with both in-clinic and virtual options. Patients must have insurance plans with Military OneSource, TRICARE, BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (Medicare), Healthy Blue (Medicaid patients 14 years old and up), or Original Medicare. Active and retired military service members and their families can also receive non-medical counseling ser- vices through their Military OneSource benefit. is includes personalized assistance in managing work-life bal- ance, emotional and behavioral issues, financial and legal concerns, as well as child and elder care. e facility is located at 1590 Skibo Road and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To make an appointment, patients can call 910-717- 0676 or visit www.carelon.com/health-clinics. Carelon, part of the Elevance Health family of brands, is a healthcare services organization that serves one in three people in the United States by offering connected capabilities that include research; an integrated, whole-health approach to care delivery; pharmacy; and digital platform and technology services. e Carelon companies support whole health by turning data into insights, insights into action, and action into personalized, innovative, and meaningful outcomes. By collaborating with clients and partners, Carelon provides a person- alized, streamlined, end-to-end experience that connects each individual with the technology, data, and expertise needed to address and solve complex health challenges. For more information, please visit www.care- lon.com or follow Carelon on LinkedIn. NEWS Carelon opens new healthcare facility in Fayetteville a STAFF REPORT Attendees celebrate the opening of the new Carelon care center on Skibo Road April 5. (Photo courtesy Carelon) FTCC Corporate & Continuing Education Call: (910) 678-1084 www.faytechcc.edu/geer Scan QR Code for information FTCC's Corporate & Continuing Education Division is your ONE STOP SHOP for professional Healthcare training! R e g i s t e r n o w f o r n e w P h l e b o t o m y , R M A , & P a t i e n t C a r e T e c h c l a s s e s ! Let us help you get started!

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