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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. BMS provides access to appropriate health care for Medicaid-eligible individuals.

Authorized under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, Medicaid is an entitlement program financed by the state and federal governments and administered by the states. The West Virginia Medicaid program is administered by the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).
 
Federal financial assistance is provided to states for coverage of medical services for specific groups of citizens.
 

Mission Statement

 The Bureau for Medical Services is committed to administering the Medicaid Program, while maintaining accountability for the use of resources, in a way that assures access to appropriate, medically necessary, and quality health care services for all members; provide these services in a user friendly manner to providers and members alike; and focus on the future by providing preventive care programs.

News & Announcements

July 15

Alert! Voluntary Recall of Philips Respironics CPAP and BiPAP Machines, and Ventilators!

Philips Respironics* issued a voluntary recall on specific brands of their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines ... More
July 14

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Spending Plan, Section 9817 is now available!

Spending Plan for the implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Section 9817 is now ... More
June 29

Cancer Screenings Update!

covers colorectal cancer screening tests for high risk members and for members aged 45 and over ... More
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