A Message from the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS)The pandemic-related flexibility that allows parents of children under age 18 and spouses to be reimbursed for providing personal care services will end on November 10, 2023. To ensure a smooth transition, Employers of Record should search for an alternate caregiver as soon as possible.
MemberNEWS 2nd Issue July 2023In This Issue: COVID-19 PHE Expired, Summer Safety Tips, Drowning Prevention, Osteoporosis, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital – Labor & Delivery, Where To Go for Care, 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, Gym Network 360 Is Now Husk Wellness and more.
Important PHE Unwinding Update for D-SNP MembersAll dual-eligible individuals with Medicaid and Medicare coverage will go through the Medicaid renewal process like all other Medicaid beneficiaries. Watch for the mail, follow all directions in the renewal notice, and complete your renewal as soon as possible.
MemberNEWS 1st Issue 2023In This Issue: Mental Health Resources, Lower Back Pain Awareness, Help Direct the Healthcare Conversation, Sentara High Risk Breast Program, and more.
Temporary Provisions to Waive Cost Sharing for COVID-19 Testing and Related Visits Ending May 11, 2023Optima Health has continuously monitored the spread of COVID-19 to keep you informed of the latest developments and how these changes could affect your health plan.
Get a Tour of the New Pharmacy and Vision PortalsOptima Health is pleased to share that we have partnered with our new pharmacy and vision vendors, ESI and VSP, to improve your secure member portal by streamlining the experience. Take a look!
Optima Health Partners With The Periscope GroupOptima Health has partnered with The Periscope Group as clinical consultants for members with durable medical equipment (DME), prosthetics, and assistive technology effective March 1, 2023.
Valley Health has Re-Joined Optima Health as of January 1, 2023Valley Health is now in-network for all Optima Health products.
MemberNEWS 4th Issue December 2022In This Issue: Oh, hello! Optima Health is now in Northern Virginia, Optima Health celebrates the Great American Smokeout®️, Exciting Pharmacy and Vision Benefit Updates, Flu Season is Here, Address Gaps in Your Healthcare, and more.
Here's What's New in 2023 for Pharmacy and VisionOptima Health continuously looks for ways to improve benefits, services, and costs for its members.
MemberNEWS 3rd Issue September 2022In This Issue: Introducing Ovia Health, Well-Child Visits and Recommended Vaccinations, Back to School Safety, Lung Cancer Screenings, Get Ready for Flu Season, Sentara Board of Directors Announces Next President and CEO, and more.
Do You Have Old Medications Sitting Around?We can help you dispose of them safely.
MemberNEWS 2nd Issue July 2022In This Issue: COVID-19 Vaccine Updates, Jiva Member Portal Update, Managing Lower Back Pain, Preventing Hypertension, Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress, Men's Health Month, Tips for a Healthy Summer, Cool Down with a Blueberry Smoothie From WebMD® Health Services and more.
How to View Your Individualized Care PlanAll members currently working with an Optima Health case manager and have an Individualized Care Plan completed will now be able to the view their Care Plan in the member portal on the Optima Health website.