Our Difference

By choosing Optima Health, you are choosing a health insurance provider with more than 20 years’ experience providing care to Virginia’s Medicaid population. Our goal is to help improve your quality of care and quality of life.

Our Medicaid health insurance plans are personalized, fully-integrated Medicaid programs that offer you access to a state-wide network of primary care and specialty care providers. We provide a care team just for you along with added services and programs from local organizations in your community, so that we can fully support your health and wellness.

Quality of Care

We help you get the most from your Medicaid benefits1, by offering:

  • Doctor, hospital and emergency services
  • Prescription drugs
  • Laboratory and X-ray services
  • Maternity and newborn care, as well as family planning services
  • Long-term care and support services
  • Home health services
  • Behavioral health services including addiction and recovery treatment services
  • Rehabilitative services including physical, occupational, and speech therapies
  • Transportation to Medicaid-covered services when no alternatives are available
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Preventive, services, wellness services and chronic disease management services

1: Specific benefits may vary depending on your assigned plan. You will be enrolled with Optima Health, based on your Optima Health Medicaid XP eligibility and health care needs, under our Optima Family Care or Optima Health Community Care plan.

Healthy Savings (Coming Soon)

In early 2019, Optima Health Medicaid XP members will be automatically registered to participate in our unique HEALTHY SAVINGS® program that offers up to $200 per month in savings on qualified healthy foods, like milk, bread, lean meats, eggs, yogurt, fruits, vegetables and more! Savings will be pre-loaded onto your Healthy Savings® account, so you just scan your printed barcode or mobile app at check-out to receive instant discounts on healthy foods.

Help in the Community

Optima Health is committed to improving the lives of members and the communities we serve through our Community Outreach team. We do this by partnering with local, regional and national organizations to address community needs in the areas of health, education, housing and financial stability.

We take part in several hundred neighborhood events each year including health fairs, free health screenings, and many charitable programs.

Discover all the ways Optima Health gives back in our communities.

Health and Wellness Programs

MyLife MyPlan offers creative health solutions, designed by clinical experts, to help members get started, stay motivated, and exceed their health improvement goals.


To enroll in a health insurance plan, or to see if you qualify, visit the Cover Virginia website, or call 1-855-242-8282 (Toll Free), or 1-888-221-1590 (TDD).