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At Novant Health, we are dedicated to improving the health of our communities, one person at a time

Community benefit is a focused and strategic approach to improving the health of the communities we live and work in. Novant Health's commitment to community involvement and benefit means continuous creation of programs dedicated to improving the health of our patients, neighbors and our communities most vulnerable citizens.

Our programs:

  • Academic health programs and clinical education
  • Financial assistance programs, including unreimbursed health services regardless of one's ability to pay
  • Care above and beyond reimbursement levels for patients using Medicaid and other means-tested government insurance programs
  • Community health fairs and screenings
  • Community health education, wellness coaching, and support groups
  • Community-wide training opportunities for current and future health professionals
  • Disease prevention services
  • Investments in community building activities, like environmental improvement, access to medical care, housing remediation, and workforce development
  • Participation in medical research
  • Partnerships with other organizations to provide outreach services and improve access to health care
  • Community speaking engagements, sponsorships and charitable contributions for local non-profit organizations

Our free of charge or low-cost programs are designed to meet the identified health needs in our community.  To identify these pressing needs, we work with various community partners to conduct community health needs assessments. This partnership enables us to systematically identify significant needs that are not adequately met due to financial, geographic or cultural barriers. We invite you to view your facility’s Community Health Needs Assessment and its resulting implementation plan.

With remarkable technology, personal connections and care that’s easier to access and understand, Novant Health is with you every step of the way on your journey to health and wellness.

For questions or to learn more about our community benefit programs and initiatives, please contact