West Virginia Health Care Authority

100 Dee Drive
Charleston WV 25311
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Phone 304-558-7000
Toll-Free 1-888-558-7002
Fax 304-558-7001

The HCA Mission

The West Virginia Health Care Authority works to:
  • Protect Citizens from unreasonable increases in the cost of healthcare services;
  • Promote appropriate distribution of quality health care services;
  • Promote the financial viability of the healthcare delivery system; and,
  • Assure the collection, analysis and dissemination of health related information to citizens, providers, policy makers and other customers.


All West Virginians will have appropriate access to a continuum of affordable, quality, coordinated healthcare services.

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The West Virginia Health Care Authority Operations:

  • Regulates acute care hospital rates as well as need for capital expenditures of covered services for health facilities through the rate review and certificate of need (CON) programs.
  • Provides financial assistance by administering the Rural Health Systems Program and other hospital assistance grant programs.
  • Houses the West Virginia Health Information Network to lead the state electronic health exchange initiative.
  • Collects, analyzes, and disseminates health care financial and clinical data to assess utilization, access, costs, and quality.

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