Joint Replacement Program Waives Deductibles for Many Procedures September 22, 2020 The State Health Plan and Blue Cross NC are working with select high-quality orthopedic specialists to offer a new program for eligible members in need of knee, hip or shoulder partial and full replacement surgery. The program simplifies the entire process – from pre-surgery consults and testing, to post-surgery follow-up and physical therapy, with one simple payment. If eligible members choose one of the participating providers below, they may be eligible to have their plan deductible waived for their surgery! Please note: Waiver of deductible is not automatic, and the provider -- not the State Health Plan -- determines if a member is eligible for the program. Provider Total Knee Partial Knee Total Hip Partial Hip Total Shoulder EmergeOrtho Y Y Y N N OrthoCarolina Y Y Y N N Delta / Surgical Center of Greensboro Y Y Y Y Y PSC / Surgery Center of Pinehurst Y Y Y N Y The bundled payment includes the cost of the following medical charges: Orthopedic surgeon visits Hospital or surgical facility care Anesthesia Physical Therapy related to the surgery Emergency Room visits related to the surgery If you are considering a joint replacement surgery in your future, contact one of the providers listed above.