Health care provider saving money for county taxpayers | Asheville Citizen-Times

Western North Carolina Community Health Services, Inc. assumed responsibility for all uninsured and underinsured primary care for adults and children in Buncombe County. Prior to Jan, 1, many of these individuals were cared for by the Buncombe County Health Department in Asheville.

The transition from BCHD to WNCCHS was mostly an attempt to save the County over $1 million a year in tax money. WNCCHS provides integrated primary adult and child care as well as behavioral and mental health care.

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