VHCF News

Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health Donate $5.5M for Medicaid Expansion, Community Health Clinics and Food Bank Across Virginia

For additional details, click here to read the Press Release Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health donated $5.5 million to four nonprofit organizations supporting community health clinics and food banks across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The grants will support needs stemming from Medicaid expansion and address social determinants affecting the health and well-being of low-income Virginians, including access […]

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Rx Connect e-Newsletter

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Vital Signs Newsletter

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Virginia Health Care Foundation Receives $250,000 Donation from Optima Health to Help Promote New Medicaid Coverage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2018   VIRGINIA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION RECEIVES $250,000 DONATION FROM OPTIMA HEALTH TO HELP PROMOTE NEW MEDICAID COVERAGE RICHMOND, Va. (December 4, 2018)—The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) announced today that it has received a $250,000 donation from Optima Health to support activities to promote the state’s new eligibility criteria […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Launches Defeating the Deadly Double, a New $1.2 Million Initiative to Address Diabetes and Depression

Richmond, Virginia –   It is a startling statistic:  the incidence rate of depression is two to three times higher in people with diabetes.  Unfortunately, many of these cases are under-diagnosed.  Studies show that only 30-50% of diabetics with major depression are recognized and treated.   This can be deadly, because depression increases the rate of mortality […]

The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.5 million to 18 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia.

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.5 million to 18 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, behavioral health, vision, and pharmacy services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees and projects awarded follow: Primary Medical Care The Eastern Shore […]

The Virginia Health Care Foundation recently awarded grants totaling nearly $2 million to 19 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia.

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) recently awarded grants totaling nearly $2 million to 19 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical care, behavioral health, and dental services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees and projects awarded follow: Primary Medical Care Mel Leaman Free Clinic – $72,106 […]

Prizes for Progress Winners Announced!

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS BY AWARDING $25,000 IN PRIZE MONEY This year is the Virginia Health Care Foundation’s (VHCF) 25th anniversary! VHCF created the Prizes for Progress contest to mark this important milestone and to do something special for our dedicated health safety net partners.  As part of our Prizes for Progress contest, we asked both current […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Celebrates its 25th Anniversary by Launching New Behavioral Health Initiative

Richmond, Virginia –To mark its 25th anniversary, the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) will announce a new $1.5 million behavioral health initiative designed to increase access to mental health services for medically underserved and uninsured Virginians on Monday, May 22. “Both data and experience document the critical need for mental health services throughout Virginia,” said […]