Thousands of new veterans enter Virginia’s workforce each year, and that number is projected to keep rising. Virginia Premier, a nonprofit managed care organization, views today’s military veterans as a vibrant resource for the civilian sector. As a result, Virginia Premier continues to be recognized by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services as a certified member of its Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program. With Gov. Ralph S. Northam proclaiming March 18-24 as Women Veterans Week, Virginia Premier proudly recognizes the contributions of women who have served our country and encourages veterans to apply for positions.
Virginia Premier, one of the largest health insurers in Virginia, today is introducing two new health plans: Medicare Advantage Gold and Medicare Advantage Platinum. These plans demonstrate how Virginia Premier is evolving in its response to the health needs of the state.
Each plan will include an array of enhanced benefits, and will be available in 24 counties in Central Virginia. These offerings join Virginia Premier’s HMO DSNP plan — Virginia Premier Advantage Elite — which was launched at the beginning of 2017. The DSNP plan is also a Medicare Advantage plan, and serves members who are eligible for both
To us, your health is more than just numbers on a piece of paper. It’s feeling well enough to live the life you want.
With Virginia Premier Elite Plus, we’ll be there with you every step of the way to make sure your care is done right. To show you what we mean, we made a little video to explain more about this plan and some of the benefits available to you.
Virginia is experiencing a substance use crisis of overwhelming proportions. Across the Commonwealth, 986 people died due to fatal drug overdoses in 2014. Nearly 80% of these deaths involved prescription opioids or heroin. The Virginia Department of Health reported a 38% increase in deaths from prescription opioid and heroin overdoses between 2012 and 2014 with fatal drug overdoses occurring in counties and cities across Virginia
For most people, the Zika Virus causes mild symptoms, such as a fever or headache. But it can also cause problems like Guillain–Barré syndrome, which harms the nervous system. And it can cause very harmful birth defects to a fetus.