Islets of Hope assistance and insurance programs for persons with diabetes - WV

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We have provided this page for general information purposes only.  It is not intended to be a recommendation or endorsement of any program or entity.  Programs can change so we recommend you contact each agency for updated information.


NeedyMeds Free Patient Resource for Rx Assistance

SlashDrugCosts.com - A free, nonprofit, patient assistance website run by volunteers who have been there.  SDC volunteers help you find ways to cut your drug costs.

RXAssist.org - Largest database of patient assistance programs.  Free service to help find programs and applications for medical assistance throughout the United States.

West Virginia - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

West Virginia - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

West Virginia - State Laws Pertaining to Diabetes

Federal Laws Pertaining to Persons with Diabetes

National Government and Private Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes


West Virginia Medicaid Phone Numbers

Golden Mountaineer Discount Card - Phone: 1-877-987-3646

Low-Income Medicaid
Phone:  1-800-642-8589

Medicaid for Children 1-5
Phone: 1-800-642-8589

Medicaid for Children 6-18
Phone: 1-800-642-8589

Medicaid for Newborns
Phone: 1-800-558-0684

WV CHIP
Phone:  1-877-982-2447

Your Diabetes Community Site Index
Financial & Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

West Virginia - State Insurance and Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes


Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies.  We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from.  We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive.  If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.

West Virginia - Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Access West Virginia - AccessWV is a health plan created by West Virginia statute to provide health insurance to West Virginians who have been unable to find or who have been denied health insurance in the private market because of a medical condition. It also provides coverage to people who are eligible under the Federal Portability Act or under the IRS Health Coverage Tax Credit Program.  Phone 1-866-445-8491

Children's Health Insurance Program - The WV Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), was signed into law on April 9, 1998, to provide children in West Virginia whose household incomes are up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level with access to health care coverage. To obtain additional information contact your local Department of Health and Human Resources office or Client Services line at 800-642-8589. Interested persons may also contact West Virginia CHIP, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Building 3, Room 213, Charleston, WV by telephone at 1-877-WVACHIP (1-877-982-2447), or visit their web site at: www.wvchip.org

Emergency Assistance - The Emergency Assistance Program is used to assist individuals and families in meeting a financial crises when they are without available resources. The program is designed to provide short-term emergency financial assistance with which eligible individuals and families may obtain items or services needed to eliminate an emergency or crisis. Items of need include rent, utilities, food, household supplies, clothing, transportation and medical service. Assistance is limited to one 30 consecutive day period during any 12 consecutive months.

Learn more by calling or visiting your local county DHHR office

Medical Transportation Assistance - Recipients of Medicaid and recipients of the Children with Special Health Care Needs program may request reimbursement for the cost of transportation associated with receiving medical services. Payments are made to the client or the transportation providers and can include meals, lodging and turnpike tolls when required.   Contact your local DHHR office for eligibility guidelines.

Medicare Information

Medicaid Information

West Virginia Food Stamp Program

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