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Mountain Health Promise Managed Care for Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care Children

The Bureau for Medical Services, Center for Managed Care implemented a new 1915 (b) waiver effective March 1, 2021 called Mountain Health Promise (MHP). The MHP program serves specialized managed care for children and youth. Mountain Health Promise assists children in foster care, kinship care and adoptive care. Aetna Better Health of West Virginia is the single managed care organization for MHP. Members eligible for the Children with Serious Emotional Disorder Waiver (CSEDW) are automatically enrolled with Aetna Better Health of West Virginia.
There are approximately 23,574 children enrolled in Mountain Health Promise.

Bureau for Medical Services, Center for Managed Care, MHP organizational structure:
Susan L. Hall, Chief Center, Managed Care
Tony Richards, Director, Office of Child Welfare, Center for Managed Care​


For inquiries regarding the MHP Program, please contact Tony Richards.

Children with Serious Emotional Disorders Waiver (CSEDW) 1915(c) Waiver
West Virginia Mountain Health Promise 1915b Quality Strategy
Mountain Health Promise Specialized Managed Care Program for Children and Youth CMS Approval Letter
West Virginia Specialized Managed Care Plan 1915b Waiver
Mental​ Healt​h Parity



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