• Annual Reception and Fundraiser

    West Virginians for Affordable Health Care will host its Annual Reception and Fundraiser on April 18, 2019! Please plan to attend!

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  • Open Enrollment Began on November 1st!

    Open enrollment for the Affordable Health Care marketplace health insurance plans began on November 1st and will end on December 15, 2018.

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  • Upcoming Events

    Please mark your calendars! We hope you can plan to attend our upcoming events!

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West Virginians for Affordable Health Care

Fighting for better care, smarter spending, & healthier West Virginians!

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West Virginia Medicaid Coalition

West Virginia Medicaid Coalition

Medicaid is WV biggest health care program providing for health and long-term care for more than 600,000 or one in three West Virginians.

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Choosing Wisely

Know Your Options

More health care is not always better health care. Learn why.

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Affordable Care Act

Get Enrolled. Get coverage.

WVAHC can help you find the affordable health care you need for you and your family.

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The West Virginia Children's Health Partnership

Moving Bright Ideas Forward

Kids have unique, developmental health care needs.  West Virginia’s kids face serious systemic cultural barriers that can keep them from developing to their full potential.

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Children's Health Collaborative Project

Bridging Health Care, Schools and Communities

A partnership to see every WV child enrolled in insurance coverage, linked to a provider and receiving coordinate and continuous health and social services.

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Keep in Touch!

Messages from our Executive Director

Chantal Centofanti-Fields

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In the News

Sharon Carte: CHIP needs to be a priority

In the midst of America’s rancorous debate about how to pay for increasingly costly health care, one bright spot is the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). With both strong bipartisan approval and overwhelmingly popular support, CHIP has proven to be an effective and efficient program protecting the health of children.

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Sisters Health Foundation holds luncheon to honor community groups

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Dec. 8, 2018

Wayne Towner, Reporter
wtowner@newsandsentinel.com

Photo by Wayne Towner Renee Steffen, executive director of the Sisters Health Foundation, speaks at Friday’s annual foundation Grantee Luncheon at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. The grantees receiving recognition completed over $800,000 worth of projects involving grants from the foundation over the past year.

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Results in from WVAHC survey regarding children’s healthcare in schools

 

 in News | November 27, 2018 at 4:06PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The results are in following an eight-month survey project from West Virginians for Affordable Health Care in regards to children’s healthcare and services in schools.

Over 4,000 surveys were sent out by the group to parents and professionals as part of the Children’s Health Collaborative Project.

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Survey shines light on access to healthcare for children

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The results from a new survey show that school officials feel there is a greater need for mental health services in schools.

CHARLESTON — A new set of survey results shines light on how important it is that state officials work to increase access to health care for children.

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West Virginians for Affordable Health Care is a tax-exempt, non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all West Virginians. We’re funded by public donations, membership dues, and grants. We are guided by a 17-member volunteer board.

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