How do I get a copy of my WV Medicaid card?
If a member loses or misplaces their card, the member can receive a duplicate card by contacting a case worker at their local DHHR office, by calling the DHHR Customer Service Center at 1-877-716-1212 or by going online to www.wvmmis.com for a Letter of Creditable Coverage.
What is my WV Medicaid number?
Call us at 1.888. 613.8385 (TTY: 711), Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
When did West Virginia expand Medicaid?
West Virginia expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2014.
What is the name of West Virginia Medicaid?
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services (BMS), is the designated single state agency responsible for the administration of the State’s Medicaid program.
Is UniCare the same as Medicare?
UniCare provides Medicare solutions to its customers under the Wellpoint family of companies. It provides solutions that help complement the Medicare benefits you have earned and pay for those costs that are not otherwise covered. It is a trusted and leading insurance provider for all of your Medicare needs.
Can you find your Medicare number online?
You can access your Medicare Number very easily via your My Social Security online account at www.ssa.gov or www.socialsecurity.gov. If you haven’t created an account yet, please do this first.
What is a West Virginia Medicaid prior authorization form?
A West Virginia Medicaid prior authorization form is completed and filed by a doctor who believes it’s medically necessary to prescribe a non-preferred drug to a patient. The physician has to justify their medical reasoning for prescribing a drug not included in the PDL.
Will WV Medicaid reimburse out-of-network non-patient facing providers?
Effective August 1, 2019, payment to out-of-network non-patient facing providers will only be reimbursed if an authorization is obtained prior to the service being conducted. Reimbursement for services prior authorized to out-of-network non-patient facing providers will be at 80% of the current WV Medicaid fee schedule.
How do I apply for Medicaid in West Virginia?
To apply for Medicaid in West Virginia, elderly applicants can so online at WV Path, in person at their local DHHR field office, or submit a competed application to their local DHHR field office. There is both an “ Application for Health Coverage & Help Paying Costs ” and a “ Supplement to Application for Health Coverage ”.
Are you eligible for Medicaid long-term care in West Virginia?
There are several different Medicaid long-term care programs for which West Virginia seniors may be eligible. These programs have slightly different financial (income and assets) and medical (functional) eligibility requirements, as well as varying benefits.