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Benjie Alexander, Chief Administrative Officer
November 16, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia – Verida has contracted with HealthKeepers, Inc. for management of non-emergency medical transportation services in Virginia. HealthKeepers is an Anthem health maintenance organization offering health plans for Medicaid and Medicare Medicaid Dual Integration Members. It is the largest Medicaid health plan in Virginia, with over 250,000 members. 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 November 18, 2015.
Steve Adams, President of Verida said “We are grateful for the opportunity to begin working with Anthem 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.” Verida has established a regional office in Richmond to support this contract and will provide call center services in the company’s Chattanooga-based call center.
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 3.6 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.