Cardinal Innovations Healthcare is the country’s largest specialty health plan, serving more than 850,000 individuals with complex needs. Cardinal Innovations pioneered this unique managed care model in North Carolina, which relies on strong community partnerships with providers and stakeholders to provide person-centered care.

We are committed to ensuring the best outcomes for our members and their families.

We do this through:

Delivering award-winning clinical innovations
Providing a community-based model of care and support
Focusing on measurable outcomes
Processing 98% of all claims accurately and timely
Operating at the lowest administrative cost in the state of NC
Being the only MCO in NC accredited by NCQA
Offering superior resources and support for providers
Effectively managing a nearly $1 Billion annual budget

These are the real stories of our members and the positive outcomes they've achieved with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.