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Low- or no-cost health insurance through UniCare

UniCare offers these benefits to our members through West Virginia Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP).

Do you qualify?

You may qualify if:

You live in West Virginia

Your income is less than the amount below

Who needs health insurance?

How many people live in your house?

Pregnant women should also count their unborn children.

You may qualify if your monthly income is less than:

Please make your selection above

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Alaskan Natives and Native Americans under the age of 19 do not have premium payments or copays.

What you get with UniCare

Get the care you need from a doctor you choose. We have thousands of doctors in our plan, including many specialists.
When you have to get care in the hospital, you’re covered. Benefits also include urgent and emergency care.
You get regular checkups, called wellness visits, to help you stay healthy. This also includes routine shots and screenings.

Healthy eyes and teeth are an important part of good overall health.


Members under 21 can get:

  • Eye exam and glasses once a year
  • Dental checkups, cleanings and treatments


Adults can get:

  • Medically necessary vision care
  • Emergency dental services
Your prescription benefits are covered through the state.

We know that health care is about more than just doctor visits. We offer these no-cost extra benefits just for being our member: 

  • 24-hour nurse help line to answer medical questions anytime, day or night
  • Rewards for getting checkups on time
  • Boys & Girls Club membership for kids
  • WW® meetings for help losing weight 
  • Electric toothbrush for adults and dental hygiene kits for kids
  • Cellphone with monthly minutes, texts and data

We work with thousands of doctors, hospitals and specialists to make getting medical care easy. Use our search tool to see if we work with your doctor.

Choose UniCare, West Virginia's largest Medicaid plan

Need insurance? Apply for benefits


Gather up this important information for you and any family members who are applying for health care coverage:

Names, birth dates and Social Security numbers

Most recent federal tax information (if available)

Pay stubs or other job and income information for the last month

Other income like unemployment benefits, SSI benefits, pensions or retirement, alimony, etc.

Current health insurance information, if any


Apply for benefits in one of these ways:

Go to and create an account to start your application

Call the DHHR Customer Service Center at 1-877-716-1212

Visit your local DHHR Office

You’ll get a notice in the mail if you qualify for benefits. You’ll also get a packet to help you choose your health plan.


Choose UniCare as your health plan

You can change your health plan at any time. Choose or change your health plan in one of these ways:

Call Mountain Health Trust at 1-800-449-8466 (TTY 1-304-344-0015), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Have questions or need help?

Call Mountain Health Trust at 1-800-449-8466 (TTY 1-304-344-0015), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.