Posted on 1/26/2023
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., and WINCHESTER, VA. – Valley Well being has joined with West Virginia College (WVU) Well being System, Mountain Well being Community, and Marshall Well being as an proprietor of Peak Well being, a provider-led medical insurance companies firm with the mission of constructing healthcare extra accessible, comprehensible, and collaborative.
“Valley Well being and WVU Medication share the widespread imaginative and prescient of bettering the well being and well-being of residents in each West Virginia and western Virginia,” Ben Gerber, president of Peak Well being, stated. “Along with our different supplier house owners, Valley Well being will assist Peak notice the top quality, community-based mannequin of care we’re constructing.”
Primarily based in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Well being is a nonprofit well being system serving the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in addition to the Japanese Panhandle and Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. The system consists of six hospitals and greater than 70 medical practices and pressing care facilities.
“Becoming a member of Peak Well being is an excellent alternative for Valley Well being and WVU Medication to collaborate to enhance the well being outcomes of people in each Virginia and the jap panhandle of West Virginia,” Mark Nantz, president and CEO of Valley Well being, stated. “Collectively, we sit up for providing cost-efficient, top quality medical insurance merchandise all through the area.”
Peak Well being at present serves as profit administrator for about 32,000 WVU Well being System staff and dependents and anticipates serving as much as 8,000 Valley Well being staff and dependents on Jan. 1, 2024. Peak Well being can even enter the West Virginia client market in 2024 with low-cost Medicare Benefit merchandise in addition to companies for self-funded employers.
“We’re excited and honored to have Valley Well being, an impressive well being system, be a part of as an proprietor and participant in Peak Well being,” Albert L. Wright, Jr., Peak Well being’s board chair and president and CEO of the WVU Well being System, stated. “By collaboration with its well being system house owners, Peak Well being can change the well being trajectory of West Virginia and the encircling area.”
For extra info on Peak Well being, go to PeakHealth.org.
Angela S. Jones, WVU Well being System Company Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs, 304-285-7259, [email protected]
Carol Weare, Valley Well being System Public Relations Supervisor, O: 540-536-5152 M: 540-539-8558 [email protected]