Northwest Community Care Network (NCCN) began in 1998 with Surry as the original pilot county. NCCN began to add additional counties in December 2001 and has grown to cover Carolina Access recipients in the counties of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin. The program as developed in these counties serves both rural and urban settings. In order to provide the necessary managed care services to these recipients the network has affiliated with the health departments, hospitals, and social service departments in each county.
The NCCN Mission Statement reads "We are an organized community network of healthcare providers and care managers, which partners with other community resources to improve the health and well-being of our Medicaid patients in an appropriate and cost-effective manner.”