CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) customers may now take advantage of a new bundled payment program for total knee replacement surgeries through an arrangement with Novant Health. Under the new agreement, BCBSNC customers will pay a single price for initial knee replacement surgeries and benefit from Novant Health’s coordinated care approach. Overall, participating BCBSNC customers are expected to save 10 to 30 percent on the cost of knee replacement.1