CHARLESTON, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia has been awarded a contract by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to continue providing access to comprehensive healthcare and support services to Medicaid individuals enrolled in the state’s Mountain Health Trust Program.
The new contract becomes effective in July 2020. UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, which has served individuals in the West Virginia Medicaid program for 17 years, currently provides medical services to over 160,000 individuals in Mountain Health Trust.
“UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia is honored to continue serving Medicaid beneficiaries in West Virginia,” said Tadd Haynes, president, UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia. “We are committed to providing solutions and capabilities based on our deep understanding of our members’ unique needs and challenges, input from our extensive provider network, and the guidance received from our strong community collaborations. We believe in continuously striving for better health outcomes and better service and look forward to partnering with the state to improve the lives and health of communities across West Virginia.”
UniCare’s holistic approach focuses on programs and initiatives designed to meet the needs of communities, providers and members and has long demonstrated commitment to partnering at a local level to address social determinants of health, focusing on the unique and evolving needs of members as well as investments in programming and capacity to support the communities in which members live.
Since 2003, UniCare has been in West Virginia communities, creating and nurturing relationships with organizations that share a common goal of improving the health and lives of West Virginians. UniCare values these relationships and believes such collaboration helps to create better health outcomes for UniCare members.
To learn more about UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, please visit https://mss.unicare.com/west-virginia/home.html.
About UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc.
UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc. serves more than 160,000 Medicaid beneficiaries living in West Virginia. UniCare has served Medicaid beneficiaries in West Virginia since 2003. For more information about UniCare, visit http://mss.unicare.com/, and follow the company on Facebook @UniCareCorp and Twitter @UniCare.