ATLANTA, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Verida has contracted with Optima Health for management of non-emergency medical transportation services in Virginia. Optima Health provides health plan coverage to approximately 445,000 members. Optima Health offers a full suite of commercial products and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. Verida will provide call center services, provider network administration, quality management, and claims administration for the health plan’s non-emergency medical transportation benefit. The contract begins July 1, 2017.
Steve Adams, President of Verida said, “We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with Optima Health in Virginia and will be working diligently to improve the quality of transportation services to ensure timely access to care for their members throughout the Commonwealth.” Call Center services for this contract will be provided by Verida’ Chattanooga, Tennessee call center and the local operations will be administered by the company’s Richmond, Virginia Regional office.
About Verida Verida, Inc. was founded in 2000 as a transportation management company specializing in efficient and innovative delivery of human transportation services. Verida manages a range of transportation programs including Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation, human service center transportation, and managed-care organization transportation services. The company’s management methodologies have demonstrated tremendous success in reducing program costs, improving transportation service quality, and in building comprehensive and reliable transportation provider networks. Verida currently coordinates over 3.7 million non-emergency medical trips annually under contracts in Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. For additional information about Verida, please visit www.southeastrans.com.
About Optima Health Optima Health, based in Virginia, provides health insurance coverage to approximately 445,000 members. With 30 years of experience in the health insurance arena, Optima Health Plan offers a suite of commercial products including consumer-directed, employee-owned and employer-sponsored plans, individual health plans, employee assistance programs and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. Its provider network features 26,000 providers including specialists, primary care physicians and hospitals across Virginia. Optima Health also offers programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs and integrated clinical and behavioral health services, as well as pharmacy management – all to help members improve their health. The company’s goals are to help each member optimize their health, be easy to use and offer services that are a great value. To learn more about Optima Health, visit optimahealth.com.
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Benjie Alexander, Chief Administrative Officer