September 23, 2014 6:55 PM ET

Healthcare Providers and Services

Company Overview of The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority

Company Overview

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, doing business as Carolinas HealthCare System, provides various healthcare and wellness programs in North and South Carolina. The company specializes in providing patient care, education, and research programs. Its network of care locations include academic medical centers, hospitals, healthcare pavilions, physician practices, destination centers, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes, and hospice and palliative care units. The company also provides medical services in various fields, such as cancer care, children's services, heart care, neurosciences, orthopedics, rehabilitation, surgery, transplant, trauma and...

1000 Blythe Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28203

United States

Founded in 1943

Phone:

704-355-4300

Fax:

704-355-7287

Key Executives for The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Anmed Health Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer of Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority Key Developments

Carolinas HealthCare System, Blue Cross Team Up on Health-Insurance Plan for Individuals

Carolinas HealthCare System is collaborating with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina on a new insurance plan for individuals. The offering, called BlueLocal with Carolinas HealthCare System, will be available to residents of Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties starting January 1, 2014. The plan was designed for those under age 65 who purchase their own insurance and want to receive care through the Charlotte-based health-care system. All Carolinas HealthCare-owned and -managed facilities in North Carolina will be in-network. BlueLocal will be offered through the federal health-insurance marketplace tied to Obamacare, as well as through Blue Cross. The insurance plan will cover a full-range of health-care services and access to more than 900 Carolinas HealthCare locations, including primary, specialty and urgent care facilities, as well as hospitals. Preventative care such as immunizations and screening will be covered, and patients will receive support to better manage chronic disease such as diabetes and heart conditions. Patients also will have access to Carolinas HealthCare Systems Virtual Visit, which provides live access to a medical provider 24 hours a day, seven days a week via computer or mobile devices.

Carolinas HealthCare Cuts 100 Jobs

Carolinas HealthCare System has eliminated roughly 100 jobs and is looking to cut its 2015 budget by $110 million. The job cuts have been at the management level and have been handled primarily through attrition, such as leaving certain vacant positions unfilled.

Carolinas Healthcare System Reports Earnings Results for the First Six Months of 2014

Carolinas HealthCare System reported earnings results for the first six months of 2014. For the period, the company reported system's net operating revenue for its primary operations totaled nearly $2.36 billion, up from $2.27 billion at this point in 2013. Operating income was $56.2 million, up from $45.6 million in the first half of 2013.

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