Rory Marraccini, MD named Co-Director of P4P Mentor-Based Well-Being Program
Posted: June 14, 2021 | Category: News
This program is a peer-support program that assists clinicians who are experiencing stresses. It is believed that colleagues who have “been there” can best relate to situations and concerns encountered in the workplace by their peers.
Dr. Nina Taggart Elected to Board of Directors of NAACOS
Posted: March 1, 2021 | Category: News
Nina Taggart, MA, MD, MBA, FAAO, Sr Medical Director of Accountable Care at Valley Preferred, has been elected to the National Association of ACOs 2021 Board of Directors. Dr. Taggart’s has in depth experience with the ACO at LVHN, which promotes value-based reimbursement.
Valley Preferred Adds Two Members to its Board of Trustees
Posted: January 11, 2021 | Category: News
Valley Preferred has added two members to its Board of Trustees. They include Robert Kruklitis, MD, PhD, MBA, FCCP, and Terry Purcell, President of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s newest facility now under construction in Mahoning Township.
Highmark Launches New High Performing Networks in northeastern Pennsylvania
Posted: December 18, 2020 | Category: News
Highmark has launched two new high-performing networks in Pennsylvania that will help employers in the Lehigh Valley and northeastern Pennsylvania offer workers access to the best local doctors and hospitals at the lowest cost.
Be a Smart Shopper for ACA Health Insurance
Posted: November 23, 2020 | Category: News
The annual open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace has arrived. November 1 to January 15, 2021, individuals and families can choose from a range of high-quality, affordable health insurance plans tailored to their needs.
Joseph A. Patruno, MD, Joins Valley Preferred as Chief Wellness Officer
Posted: October 7, 2020 | Category: News
He will create and lead newly established wellness programming and professional fulfillment initiatives. The organization is prioritizing comprehensive and physician-driven program to mitigate the stressors to mitigate the stressors of medical practice.
15th Anniversary of Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Virtual Event
Posted: October 5, 2020 | Category: News
The awards event will be live-streamed on WFMZ.com on Thursday, Oct. 22, 6-7 p.m. Winners will recount the stories that earned them Spirit of Courage awards. Special awards will also recognize those who made exceptional contributions during COVID-19.
A Conversation with an Independent Provider: William Ofrichter, DPM
Posted: September 2, 2020 | Category: News
I thought being a member would be helpful to me as an independent physician. It’s easy to feel isolated when you’re in a private practice, without having a connection to what else is going on at the hospital and elsewhere. It is incredibly helpful.
Nancy T. Maulick, MHS, PA-C, Named Valley Preferred’s Director of Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs)
Posted: August 27, 2020 | Category: News
“I emphasize the importance of staff management in the pursuit of higher quality,” says Maulick. This can range from finding ways to improve scheduling to making sure the staff follows the standard workflow to reduce workload and increase team work.
Pocono Provider Payer Enrollment Transitions to Populytics Provider and Payer Services
Posted: December 19, 2019 | Category: News
Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) Revenue Cycle Operations is pleased to share that Pocono Provider Payer Enrollment will additionally transition to the Populytics Provider and Payer Services department on December 16, 2019. The Populytics Provider and Payer Services department will provide and manage Provider Insurance Enrollment for Lehigh and Schuylkill counties, and our Pocono regions. […]