Latest Health Care News, Updates and Events from Virginia Premier

Virginia Premier Recognizes Outstanding Provider

Each year, Virginia Premier recognizes an outstanding practitioner who has exemplified safe clinical practice and delivery of quality care, as well as service to their community. Virginia Premier announced this week that the recipient of its 2019 Practitioner Golden Globe Award is Matthew Aney, M.D. of Wythe Bland Pediatrics in Wytheville.

Virginia Premier Continues Commitment to Quality and Member Satisfaction

During the 2018 Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey Virginia Premier identified two areas of opportunity specifically noted in the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Customer Service Composite Measure related to communication and respect.

Victims of Hurricane Michael Granted Special Election Period

Medicare beneficiaries, we have good news for you. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced an extension to the Emergency and Major Disease Special Election Period (SEP) for those impacted by Hurricane Michael, and that includes the state of Virginia.

Notice From DMAS

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS)’ contract with Public Partnerships, LLC (PPL), expires on December 31, 2018. Effective January 1, 2019, Virginia Premier will contract with PPL for F/EA services.