About Us

Our Mission

Virginia Premier’s mission is to inspire healthy living within the communities we serve with a focus on those in need. We do this through innovation, strategic partnerships, industry-leading health care and the power of VCU Health. 

Our History

Formed in 1995 as a Medicaid HMO, Virginia Premier is a non-profit managed care organization wholly-owned by VCU Health System. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia Premier employs approximately 1,600 people and serves approximately 265,000 members throughout the Commonwealth. In addition to its Medicare, Medicaid and Individual and Family plans, Virginia Premier provides third-party administrative services and runs the Neighborhood Health Center in Roanoke, Virginia.

Our Business

Virginia Premier provides quality health plans that suit a wide range of incomes and health circumstances, including:


Our Medicaid plans include Medallion 4.0 (Foster Care, Aged, Blind and Disabled, Health and Acute Care Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and FAMIS (Children’s Health Insurance Program). Learn more >

Medicare Advantage

Our Advantage Gold (HMO) and Advantage Platinum (HMO) Medicare plans were inaugurated in 2017. Our Advantage Elite (HMO SNP) plan coordinates care for members receiving both Medicare and Medicaid. Learn more >

Individual and Family Plans

For our members in Central Virginia, we offer four types of Individual and Family health plans: one bronze level plan, two silver plans and one gold plan. Additionally, our Individual and Family plans feature providers from both VCU Health and Bon Secours. Learn more >

Neighborhood Health Center

Located in Roanoke, the Virginia Premier Neighborhood Health Center was created in response to a shortage of providers in the area. This state-of-the-art clinic serves our members as well as those receiving fee-for-service Medicaid. Learn more >

Care Coordination and Administrative Services

As part of the Virginia Coordinated Care program, Virginia Premier coordinates the care given to uninsured individuals by VCU Health System. We also provide outsourced administrative services and business analytics to other health plans.

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