West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) provides a wide range of necessary and life-saving services to many West Virginia residents. We also work to protect our youngest and most vulnerable citizens, our children. Whether you need a birth certificate, Medicaid coverage or temporary assistance, we are ready and willing
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What is HealthCheck
(7 days ago) HealthCheck is the name for West Virginia's EPSDT Program. The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program is a child preventive health component of Medicaid. Federal law requires that state Medicaid programs provide medically necessary health care services to Medicaid-eligible children. Treating the problems found
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(7 days ago) risk of personal health and safety or have evidence of a history of Medicaid fraud or abuse must be considered by the licensed home health provider before placing an individual in a position to provide services to the member. If aware of a recent conviction or change in status of an agency staff member providing home health
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(Just Now) Public Health Coordinator U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of Provider Adoption Support Washington, DC 20201 Bryant Thomas Karras, MD Senior Epidemiologist, Chief PH Informatics Officer State of Washington Department of Health
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News and Announcements
(3 days ago) News and Announcements. COVID-19 Daily Update 7-13-2021. 07/13/2021. DHHR reports as of July 13, 2021, there have been 3,051,586 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 164,685 total cases and 2,909 deaths. more. COVID-19 Daily Update 7-12-2021. 07/12/2021.
(Just Now) Health Education: Health education and counseling to both parents (or guardians) and children is designed to assist in understanding what to expect in terms of the child's development and provide information about the benefits of healthy lifestyles and practices …
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(1 days ago) Behavioral Health Outpatient Services in the Medicaid Program, administered by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources under the provisions of Title XIX of the Social Security Act and Chapter 9 of the Public Welfare Law of West Virginia. BMS has a joint goal with Medicaid enrolled
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-28-2021
(2 days ago) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 28, 2021, there have been 3,110,060 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 166,493 total cases and 2,939 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 87-year old male from Webster County, an 87-year old female from Fayette County, and
Welcome to the Bureau for Public Health
(2 days ago) Welcome. The Bureau for Public Health, under WV Code Chapter 16, serves all citizens of the Mountain State with programs that cover the lifespan from newborns to death certificates and from drinking water to emergency medical services. It is comprised of approximately 130 diverse programs organized into nine offices and three centers.
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-29-2021
(2 days ago) COVID-19 Daily Update 7-29-2021. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 29, 2021, there have been 3,115,799 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 166,748 total cases and 2,944 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 75-year old male from Randolph County, a 62-year old
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-27-2021
(2 days ago) COVID-19 Daily Update 7-27-2021. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 27, 2021, there have been 3,104,392 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 166,297 total cases and 2,936 deaths. There were no deaths reported to DHHR over the last 24 hours.
Methods for Prioritizing Health Issues
(1 days ago) The community health assessment should provide a foundation to identify health priority areas that will be addressed in a community health improvement plan. Identifying priorities using criteria and defined processes helps to ensure that the most important issues are addressed, and it provides an oportunity to involve community members and
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(7 days ago) DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 701 5th Avenue, Suite 1600, MS/RX-200 Seattle, Washington 98104 Medicaid and CHIP Operations Group May 18, 2020 Cynthia Beane, MSW, LCSW Commissioner Bureau for Medical Services 350 Capitol Street, Room 251 Charleston, WV 25301-3706
(4 days ago) The Center for Local Health is under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. The Center for Local Health provides technical support and assistance to forty-nine (49) autonomous local boards of health in the areas of Finance, Administration and Nursing.
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(6 days ago) Health services because his/her illness is manifested in part by a refusal to leave his/her place of residence in the community, or cannot leave his/her place of residence unattended due to safety reasons, even if he/she has no physical limitations. The Home Health services must be provided by a skilled psychiatric nurse.
Meet the Commissioner
(6 days ago) Meet the Commissioner. Page Content. . Cindy Beane, MSW, LCSW, is the Commissioner for the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services. Ms. Beane. has over 20 years of experience working with health care in both the public and private sectors. Commissioner. Beane was competitively selected to be a Medicaid Fellow for the National Medicaid
Guidelines for Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) …
(3 days ago) 1. Report the outbreak to the local health department immediately 2. Confirm the diagnosis with the child’s physician. 3. Local health department will provide further instructions on outbreak management 4. Outbreaks of HFMD are usually benign and self-limited. Contact health department if more serious illness occurs or complications are reported.
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(4 days ago) Health Care Authority Interim Executive Director Barbara Skeen Rev. 12-15-2020 Assistant to the Secretary Rae J. Bates Assistant to the Secretary Justin Davis Office of Health Facilities Chief Operating Officer Shevona Lusk Office of Constituent Services Director John Lopez
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-23-2021
(2 days ago) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of July 23, 2021, there have been 3,090,636 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 165,702 total cases and 2,936 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 84-year old male from Grant County and an 80-year old male from Cabell County.
LICENSED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTERS
(6 days ago) 1. As defined in Chapter 503 Licensed Behavioral Health Centers “Individuals providing this service must have a bachelor’s degree in a human services field or a high school diploma or GED with two years documented experience in mental health and/or substance abuse services. Staff must
CHILD HEALTH ASSESSMENT
(7 days ago) Note: A copy of the Health Check exam report attached to a copy of the child’s immunization record may be substituted for this form. Health history and medical information pertinent to routine child care and emergencies: Allergies to food or medicine: Length/Height …
West Virginia Comprehensive Behavioral Health Centers
(Just Now) 1 COMPREHENSIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTERS DIRECTORY Legal Name Appalachian Community Health Center, Inc. Business Name: Appalachian Community Health Center, Inc. Main Address: 725 Yokum Street Elkins, WV 26241 (Randolph County)
West Virginia Children's Mental Health Wraparound Project
(8 days ago) MENTAL HEALTH WRAPAROUND Wraparound is a system of care that provides resources to help children and families plan and receive the support they need while remaining in their homes and communities. Send referrals and self-referrals to DHHRBBHWraparoundReferralscwv.gov or fax 304-558-1008, ATTN: Vicky Hatfield. For questions, call 304-356-4811
Free Naloxone Day
(7 days ago) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) is supporting a regional "Free Naloxone Day" across Kanawha and Putnam counties on September 2, 2020. At over a dozen locations, people will be able to pick up free naloxone (brand name: Narcan) and receive training as well as recovery resources.
APPLICATION FOR LONG TERM CARE MEDICAID AND …
(9 days ago) Does anyone have health or medical insurance other than Medicaid? YES NO If “Yes,” complete the following information about your health insurance. List Medical Insurance Person(s) Insured Insurance Company Policy Number Premium Amount How Often Paid Is anyone entitled to or enrolled in Medicare Part A or Part B?
CHAPTER 522 FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER (FQHC) …
(4 days ago) Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is the single State agency responsible for administering the program. This program, therefore, must also function within federally defined parameters. Medicaid offers a comprehensive scope of medically necessary medical and mental health …
Secondary Data Sources
(8 days ago) The Public Health Accreditation Board sets standards for community health assessments, which include the use of relevant secondary data. This may include information related to vital statistics (births and deaths), demographics, behavioral risk factor rates (such as tobacco smoking), and other data that are relevant to your community.
About the Commissioner
(7 days ago) About the Commissioner. Dr. Ayne Amjad serves as Commissioner for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, and as the West Virginia State Health Officer. Since 2010, Dr. Amjad has been a private practicing physician specializing in internal medicine and preventive health care and founder of Bee
Prepared by the WV Department of Health and Human
(1 days ago) Behavioral Health Epidemiological County Profile MCDOWELL COUNTY Prepared by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities February 2014 Demographic Data McDowell WV Population 21,326 1,855,413 Race Black 2007 White 89.4% 94.0% 9.3% 3.5% Other 1.4% 2.5% Median age 44.0 41.7
Behavioral Health Clinic Services
(Just Now) Behavioral Health Clinic Services are available to all Medicaid members with a known or suspected behavioral health disorder. Each member’s level of services will be determined when prior authorization for Behavioral Health Clinic Services is requested through the utilization management contractor (UMC) authorized by BMS to