Optima is partnering with HealthEquity, a provider of personal health care financial services, to provide Optima members with more choices to meet their health care needs and recapture control of often spiraling health care coverage costs.

Members of this new plan will have access to HealthEquity’s consumer driven health care platform including client advisory services, self-diagnostic tools, pharmaceutical price comparisons, 24-hour customer service and out-of-network bill review and negotiation.

Michael Dudley, president of Optima Health, said: Optima is committed to providing our 340,000 statewide customers with industry leading health plan solutions. Through this partnership, the residents of Virginia will have access to a fully integrated health savings account product that offers numerous advantages including availability to all claims data, simplified bill payment via phone or web and 24/7 customer service support, in addition to health plan coverage major medical events.