Emerging Stronger from the Pandemic: A Blueprint for an Equitable Economic Recovery in West Virginia Read More

Emerging Stronger from the Pandemic: A Blueprint for an Equitable Economic Recovery in West Virginia
Medicaid in the Mountain State: A Health and Economic Necessity Read More

Medicaid in the Mountain State: A Health and Economic Necessity
Signs of Caution in West Virginia's FY 2021 Surplus Read More

Signs of Caution in West Virginia's FY 2021 Surplus
Elevating the Medicaid Enrollment Experience (EMEE) Read More

Elevating the Medicaid Enrollment Experience (EMEE)

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Dental Benefit Already Making a Significant Impact in West Virginia

At the beginning of this year, West Virginia began offering a dental benefit for adults over the age of 21 who are enrolled in West Virginia Medicaid. This was a result of SB 648, a piece of legislation passed in 2020 which the WVCBP, the West Virginia Oral Health Coalition, and many partners and community members advocated on […]

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Kelly Allen: Infrastructure Alone Will Not Move WV Forward (Opinion)

Charleston Gazette-Mail, Daily Advent – Since the coronavirus pandemic began, we at the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy have been soliciting stories from people all across the state to hear how various issues — unemployment insurance changes, challenges accessing child care, food insecurity, lack of paid leave and more — have affected their […]

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