About Us

Virginia Premier Insurance: Low Income Health Services for Virginia

Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc. is a non-profit Managed Care Organization. Owned by the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, we were formed to coordinate health care for low-income persons.

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, we also have offices in Abingdon, Wise, Richlands, Winchester, Roanoke, and Virginia Beach. Our local presence enables us to serve vulnerable populations effectively.

Our Business

As a locally-owned, non-profit company, we focus our resources on member services. We service more than 185,000 members in over 100 counties in Central, Eastern, Western, and Southwestern Virginia.

We offer the following health plans:

Virginia Premier Health Plan, a Medicaid Plan

We began operations as a full-service Medicaid health plan in 1996, providing health care services to recipients of the following in Virginia:

  • Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS)
  • Medicaid’s Health and Acute Care Program
  • Medicaid’s Temporary Aid for Needy Families
  • Medicaid’s Aged, Blind, and Disabled residents

Virginia Premier CompleteCare (Medicare-Medicaid Plan)

As part of the Commonwealth Coordinated Care initiative, our Virginia Premier CompleteCare plan is for people who are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. This plan became available to eligible recipients in 2014.

Patient-Centered Medical Home

Our first Patient-Centered Medical Home, Virginia Premier Medical Home, opened in Roanoke, Virginia in early 2014. This innovative approach to healthcare coordinates primary care and preventative services to improve overall quality of care and patient satisfaction.

Our Values

Our Commitment

Helping individuals and families find and fund quality healthcare is at the heart of what we do. We fulfill this objective by delivering easy access to doctors, specialists, hospitals, referrals and emergency aid. In so doing, we act as a strong partner for our members in providing for their health and the health of their families.

Mission Statement

Virginia Premier Health Plan, a managed care organization owned by the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, meets the needs of underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality-driven, culturally sensitive, and financially viable healthcare.