Accessing Healthcare by Tharon Giddens

Medicaid expansion in Virginia and a new player in the ACA marketplace in metro Richmond should increase access to heath care coverage in 2019 While some questions surrounding Obamacare remain unresolved heading into 2019, more Virginians will be eligible for health care coverage courtesy of the state’s Medicaid expansion, and the ACA marketplace will have a new provider, Virginia Premier, available to metro Richmond residents.

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Accessing Healthcare by Tharon Giddens

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July Breaking Bread Schedule

Our Breaking Bread program entails groups purchasing food, preparing meals and then bringing it to the facility to serve the residents staying at our Medical Respite or Safe Haven programs.

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July Breaking Bread Schedule

Medicaid program expands access for addiction treatment, but the death toll continues to rise

By KATIE O’CONNOR Richmond Times-Dispatch May 6, 2018 It’s been over a year, and there are still days when Fawn Ricciuti wakes up with an aching need.

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Medicaid program expands access for addiction treatment, but the death toll continues to rise

Switching Roles by Tharon Giddens

When it comes to career transformations, Clark Kent has nothing on Daily Planet Health Services’ new CEO, Beth Merchent. Are Superman and Beth Merchent related?

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Switching Roles by Tharon Giddens

Va. opioid program increasing access to treatment, lowering number of prescriptions by Evanne Armour

It has been eight months since Aubrey Gholson sought treatment for his addiction. Now, he visits Daily Planet Health Services in Richmond once a week.

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Va. opioid program increasing access to treatment, lowering number of prescriptions by Evanne Armour

DPHS Welcomes New CEO, Beth Merchent

After 15 years of service to Daily Planet, Peter Prizzio has announced his retirement as our CEO. Under Peter’s exemplary leadership and vision, Daily Planet Health Services has seen substantial growth in our budget, staff and patients.

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DPHS Welcomes New CEO, Beth Merchent

National Philanthropy Day 2015

See Reshini Premaratne talk about creating the X-Out Homelessness initiative as Richmond’s 2015 Youth Philanthropist of the Year as part of National Philanthropy Day.

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National Philanthropy Day 2015

Inlight Video

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