Media Center

Welcome to Vaya Health’s media center. We place a high priority on ensuring members of the media promptly receive public information related to Vaya or about issues involving mental health, substance use disorder, and intellectual/ developmental disabilities (I/DD) in North Carolina.

Please direct all news media inquiries to:

AK Brinson, Public Relations Manager
Telephone: 1-800-893-6246, ext. 1720

Please direct all requests for public records to:
Telephone: 1-800-893-6246

Thank you for your interest in Vaya Health and the people we serve.

Vaya Health Overview

Vaya is a specialty managed care organization that oversees publicly funded health plans for people with significant behavioral health conditions, I/DD, and traumatic brain injuries across a 32-county region of North Carolina. Vaya manages Medicaid, federal, state, and local funding to meet member and community needs while advancing whole-person health. Together with our members, provider network, and local partners, we are moving forward to a healthier North Carolina.

Images for Media Use

For your convenience, we’ve made digital images of our logo, CEO, and main offices available for your use. These include our administrative headquarters in Asheville and regional office in Lenoir. These images are the exclusive copyright of Vaya Health. They must not be distorted, used for commercial purposes, or used in any manner that is detrimental to Vaya’s image or reputation.

Tracy Hayes, CEO

Vaya Health Logo

Vaya Health Logo

Vaya Headquarters

Asheville Headquarters

Asheville administrative headquarters
200 Ridgefield Court, Suite 218
Asheville, NC 28806

Press Releases

The following Vaya news releases are available for viewing and downloading. For the latest Vaya news articles, visit our News and Stories page.

Need Help?

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