• WV Community Leadership Academy

    April 11-13, 2018
    Igniting Investments for Our Future

    Keynote Speaker
    Devine Carama, Believingin Forever, Inc.

    Reminder: Scholarships will be awarded by March 15, 2018.

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West Virginians for Affordable Health Care

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

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West Virginians Together for Medicaid

West Virginians Together for Medicaid

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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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Children's Health Collaborative Project

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

Year of the Child’ aims to focus on effect of opioid crisis

March 01, 2018 03:46 PM – – CHARLESTON, W.VA.

Campaign kicks off to highlight children affected by opioid epidemic

  •  Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter
  • March 1, 2018

Bill that would alter public assistance benefits heads to House floor

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Brad McElhinny/MetroNews
Jean Simpson, who retired from work at Manna Meal, speaks against a bill during a public hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Almost everyone who spoke at a public hearing about a bill about eligibility and fraud requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other public benefits came out against the proposed changes.

Hours later, the House Judiciary Committee passed the bill. It now goes to the House floor.

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WVU study: Medicaid cuts would have deep impact on West Virginia’s economy

WVU Today
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
WVU's Bureau of Business and Economics Research director John Deskins.
WVU’s Bureau of Business and Economics Research director John Deskins said that state cuts to programs that Medicaid funds will take money out of the state’s economy.

Cutting Medicaid in West Virginia would have substantial economic impact on the state’s economy, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research in West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics.

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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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