Medicare

Take Time to Thank a Nurse

The World Health Organization has declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. To help celebrate, we’d like you to tell us about a nurse or midwife who has helped you with your health or pregnancy.

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Easy Access to Your Individualized Care Plan

All members currently working with a Virginia Premier case manager and have an Individualized Care Plan completed, will now be able to view the Care Plan in the member portal on the Virginia Premier website. To access your Care Plan on the Virginia Premier website: Select your health plan, Medicare

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Prediabetes – It’s Real and It’s Reversible

Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes.  Simple lifestyle changes can reverse prediabetes and prevent it from becoming Type 2 diabetes. More than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes.  And 90% of people

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: Know Where to Go

There are a few factors to consider when deciding where to go for care, whether it’s a doctor’s office, walk-in clinic, urgent care, or the ER. Before you’re in a situation where you need to make this decision, it’s important to know your choices for care.

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Coping During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic poses many challenges to our mental health. It’s added a variety of stressors and worries well beyond we might feel on a normal day.

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How to Read an Explanation of Benefits

What is an explanation of benefits? Every once in a while, you’ll get an Explanation of Benefits, also known as an “EOB” from your health insurer. What is it? What is it trying to tell you? Is it a bill? No, it’s not a bill, but it does have useful information.

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Virginia Premier Launches New Medicare Advantage Plans

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.

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Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive?

Everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency.

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