WVU Medicine serves the state and its communities by providing the highest level of healthcare available anywhere. But we realize that our responsibility does not end there. We also provide support to the people of West Virginia by making sure that healthcare is available to all, regardless of income or health insurance; supporting important educational and social welfare activities in the community; and providing financial support to the health professions education programs of West Virginia University.
The following figures are from 2018.
Financial Assistance: $16,195,106
WVU Medicine’s financial assistance policy provides free care to patients who meet financial requirements based on federal poverty level guidelines.
Medicaid Shortfalls: $188,604,000
WVU Medicine is a leading provider of Medicaid services in West Virginia.
Education and Research
Health Professions Education: $21,301,000
WVU Medicine is committed to a wide range of high-quality medical education that includes accredited training programs for residents, physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals.
Medical Research: $2,140,000
WVU Medicine includes an academic medical center that is heavily focused on research on issues that affect West Virginians.
WVU Medicine is actively engaged in a wide range of outreach programs, many of which are designed to serve the most vulnerable and at-risk populations.