West Virginia faces serious healthcare issues, ranking 47th in overall healthcare and 45th in senior-related health. In 2012, the Gallup-Hathaway Well-being Index rated it the “most miserable state in the country,” in such categories as emotional and physical health.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2018, 326,613 residents enrolled in Original Medicare and 117,257 residents enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.
Humana covers 71 percent of all Medicare Advantage in West Virginia. There are approximately 40 other carriers, including: MVP Health Plan, THP Insurance Company and UPMC.
Among the plan types are: HMOs, PPOs; PFFS (Private Fee-for-Service) plans and Medicare Savings Account (MSA) plans. There may also be Special Needs Plans (SNPs) for qualifying West Virginia enrollees.
Those with questions about Medicare Advantage in West Virginia should contact the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP). This federal program can be reached by calling (877) 987-4463.
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