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Applying for WVCHIP can be completed entirely in your own home. Choose one of the options below that best fits your needs:

  • Visit www.healthcare.gov to apply and see what you are eligible for;
  • Calling the toll-free helpline at 1-800-318-2596 if you have questions that aren't on the website;
  • Downloading an application (Requires free Adobe Reader); or by
  • Visiting www.wvpath.org to apply online.     

If you would like to have face-to-face contact with someone, you may select one of the many outreach and enrollment sites listed by county, below (Click on the "appropriate DHHR office" link). The outreach and enrollment sites also have applications available if you choose to personally obtain one.

Once you have copies of all the required documentation and your application is completed and signed, place everything in the prepaid postage return envelope provided and drop it in the mail. That’s all there is to it.

Several locations in West Virginia assist families with the WVCHIP application process. Click below for more information.

Note: Please mail application to appropriate DHHR office.

If you need to submit an update or change to your address, income information, or other information that is already in the computer, you can click on this link to take you to a webpage where you can submit the changes.

WVCHIP Community Partner Agencies

There are several agencies and organizations that are committed to helping WVCHIP provide information about low-cost health care to working families. They are also able to help you complete an application online or just answer a question about the program. Click here to be taken to a page you can search for community partner agencies by County.  To learn more about becoming a community partner, go to www.wvpath.org - select Community Partner.

For more information, call toll-free:


1-877-WVA-CHIP (1-877-982-2447) (TDD/TTY and Translation Services Available)​​​
The CHIP Helpline operation hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to  4:00 PM.