Virginia State Health Commissioner’s Annual Decision Regarding the Ballad Health Cooperative Agreement – Issued June 24, 2020
Pursuant to 12VAC5-221-110(F), the State Health Commissioner (Commissioner) is required to issue an annual written decision, and a basis for that decision, as to whether the benefits of a cooperative agreement continue to outweigh the disadvantages attributable to a reduction in competition. This report and decision are intended to satisfy this requirement for the Ballad Health Cooperative Agreement covering the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, which corresponds to Ballad Health’s Fiscal Year 2019. Information available to the Commissioner about Ballad Health’s activities after June 30, 2019 will be considered in the development of the next annual report and decision.
Ballad Health Cooperative Agreement Metrics Dashboard
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has developed an interactive dashboard to display metrics submitted by Ballad Health. The dashboard currently includes quality of care data submitted by Ballad Health. VDH plans on adding additional metrics to the dashboard over time.