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MemberNEWS 3rd Issue September 2022

In 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.

Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

Learn more about the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate you received and how it may affect your tax filing.

Do You Have Old Medications Sitting Around?

We can help you dispose of them safely.

MemberNEWS 2nd Issue July 2022

In 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 Plan

All 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.

Normal Medicaid Enrollment Processes Will Start Soon

Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will soon start to review Medicaid members’ health coverage. They will not cancel or reduce coverage for members without asking for updated information, but they need your help to make this a smooth process. You can take steps now to make sure you receive the information you will need to renew your coverage.

MemberNEWS 1st Issue March 2022

In this issue: Welcome to Optima Health, COVID-19 Vaccine Updates, At-Home COVID-19 Testing Information, Keeping Fit in 2022, Cervical Health Awareness, Pharmacy Changes, and more.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine 5-11 Approval

Children ages 5 through 11 are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave emergency authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children over the age of 5.

MemberNEWS 4th Issue December 2021

In this issue: In This Issue: COVID-19 Vaccine Updates, Seasonal Flu and COVID-19, Schedule Your Annual Wellness Screenings, Tips to Manage Your Holiday Stress, Healthy Holiday Eating, Make Your New Year Resolutions Permanent, Get Fit in 2022, and more.

Optima Health Named One of the Best-Performing Health Plans in Virginia

Optima Health Plan earned four out of five stars and “accredited” status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)’s annual review.