2018 Annual Reception and Fundraiser
You’re invited to our Annual Reception and Fundraiser!
Mark your calendars!
Candidates, take the pledge:
West Virginia struggles to keep kids safe, happy and healthy. Year after year, we remain near the boom of the national ladder on almost every key indicator—in poverty, health, education, and social supports. The upcoming elections are a way to make sure our legislators change this trajectory – and give our kids hope for a better future.
Medicaid Matters for West Virginia
September 17, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
Address: 400 2nd Ave SW, South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: (304) 744-4641
More information coming soon! Registration is now open!
Senator Manchin Wants to Hear From You!
Senator Joe Manchin is encouraging West Virginians to send him their thoughts on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
A website and email address have been set up by Manchin’s office for constituents to comment on the federal judge.
Follow the link below for more information!
Please mark your calendars! We hope you can plan to attend our upcoming events!
West Virginians for Affordable Health Care
Fighting for better care, smarter spending, & healthier West Virginians!
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.Learn more »
Know Your Options
More health care is not always better health care. Learn why.Learn more »
Get Enrolled. Get coverage.
WVAHC can help you find the affordable health care you need for you and your family.Learn more »
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.Learn more »
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.Learn more »
Messages from our Executive Director
Chantal Centofanti-FieldsLearn more »
In the News
Brothers and Sisters in Health Event
The Register Herald
August 16, 2018
(Brad Davis/The Register Herald) Six-year-old Zoe Lancaster covers hers eyes and draws a winner for one of several raffles as Terri Giles, one of the event organizers, holds the box during the Brothers & Sisters in Health event Thursday afternoon at First Presbyterian Church in Hinton. The event, sponsored by the church, Summers County ARH and West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, provided medical services to the public free of charge.
Nancy Tyler: Remember how the US House wanted to gut our health care, WV budget last year?
Advocate: Children should take advantage of preventative healthcare
The issue brief, published by West Virginia Kids Count in partnership with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, showed nearly 98 percent of West Virginia children were covered by health insurance in 2016, compared to 95.5 percent in 2015 and 90.7 percent in 2008.
Don’t Cut Back on Programs Vital to West Virginians
MAR 11, 2018
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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