Tag: SSD/SSI

WV Medicaid to Start Charging Co-Pays in January

Beginning January 1, 2014, Medicaid recipients will be assigned co-pays for some medical services. A co-pay is the amount of money you will be expected to pay when receiving certain services.  The copays currently are broken into 3 tiers based on income with higher income members paying higher co-pays. Co-pays are for services such as…
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Medicaid Can Help with Paying Insurance Premiums

Are you eligible for Medicaid? And….. Is a member of you immediate family currently employed at a business offering group health insurance? If you answered yes to BOTH of these questions you may be eligible for the WV Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP), The HIPP Program helps Medicaid eligible individuals who can not afford…
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Free Braille Training

WHEN YOUR VISION NO LONGER WORKS FOR YOU  NFB of WV CAN HELP!!!   Can you no longer write and read your shopping list? Can you no longer write down an appointment date? Can you no longer write down important phone numbers and addresses? Do you find yourself waiting for someone with vision to come…
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Federal Payments Go Paperless March 1, 2013

The Treasury Department is phasing out paper check payments and requiring federal benefit recipients to get their money electronically. You can choose to get your payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card account. Everyone who receives Social Security, SSI, or other federal benefit…
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