Sentara Health Plans (Optima)
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462
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Year Licensed: 1984
Alliance Company Type: Shareholder
Sentara Healthcare, VCU Health System seal the deal on Virginia Premier
Norfolk-based Sentara Healthcare and Richmond-based VCU Health System finalized their previously announced joint ownership of the Virginia Premier health plan on Wednesday. Sentara is now the majority owner and VCU Health has a 20% ownership stake of Virginia Premier, a Medicaid managed care organization.
VCU Health System and Optima Health agree on joint ownership of Virginia Premier Health Plan
The agreement brings together two community-focused, Virginia-based organizations with deep roots in the Medicaid program and experience serving the Commonwealth.
Sentara Health Plans among six provider organizations to use data to trim low-value care in Virginia
The Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI) will launch the statewide pilot to reduce medical tests and procedures that have been shown to add little or no benefit to a patient’s health and, in some cases, can even lead to potential harm.
Optima gives $250,000 to health care foundation for Medicaid outreach
Optima Health is giving a $250,000 boost to Virginia efforts to spread the word about expanded eligibility in the state Medicaid program for those who need health care.
Optima Health, Riverside Health System announce new agreement
Optima Health members can now get coverage on the Southside, Eastern Shore or Peninsula through a new agreement signed Monday between the health insurance provider and Riverside Health System.
BLOG: Top takeaways from the 2018 Pharmacy Networking Meeting
28 pharmacy leaders from 12 Alliance member health plans met in Dallas May 15-17 to discuss the accelerated pace of change in the pharmacy industry and the increased complexity of pharmacy program management.
Optima Health hiring 350 new team members in Virginia
Optima Health is hiring 350 new staff to service the soon to be available Optima Health Community Care product. Optima Health Community Care will provide Medicaid coverage for Virginians who are elderly or disabled.
Success through people
ProgenyHealth has grown at lightning speed since 2014. In just over two years, our managed cases have increased dramatically, leading to staff growth of more than 55%. We’ve learned that making the right hiring choices minimizes our training time, enhances our culture, and reduces turnover. If we do this, the end result will be a better customer experience for our clients!