Latest Health Care News, Updates and Events from Virginia Premier

Consumer Directed Attendant Care-Paid Sick Leave Update

The 2021 General Assembly passed HB2137 requiring employers of home health workers to provide paid sick leave benefits to essential employees who work an average of 20 hours per week or 90 hours per month. The Virginia Medicaid agency is in the planning phase of this important benefit for home

Virginia Premier’s 2020 Practitioner Golden Globe Award Recipient

From Left to Right: Tonya P. Taylor, Director, Quality & Regulatory (Virginia Premier), Arichica Holt, Quality HEDIS Team Leader (Virginia Premier), Dr. Jackson (2020 PGA Recipient), and Angela Love, Quality Manager (Virginia Premier) Since 2005, Virginia Premier has recognized outstanding providers, in its network, for providing exceptional care to the

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) Vaccine Update

As of April 12, 2021 – more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot

COVID-19 Vaccines – What you need to know…

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Pfizer Inc./BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older, and a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18 years of age and older. These vaccines have been reported to be roughly 95% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infections. Both

Together, We Can Stop COVID-19 in Virginia!

To help you join the fight and encourage fellow Virginians to download the free COVIDWISE app, we’ve created this free library of content that you can share on your social media channels, websites, email signatures, newsletters, and more. The more Virginians know about and use COVIDWISE, the greater the likelihood