West Virginia Health Care Authority

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.


Vision

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 the need for capital expenditures of covered services for health facilities through the certificate of need (CON) program. 
  • Collects, analyzes, and disseminates health care financial and clinical data to assess utilization, access, costs, and quality.

News and Announcements

 CON Standards Public Comment

The West Virginia Health Care Authority has scheduled a​​ public comment period to receive comments on the following proposed Certificate of Need Standards:

Written comments ​may be submitted to:

Barbara Skeen, Interim Executive Director
Health Care Authority
100 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311

or b​y email at Barbara.I.Skeen@wv.gov.

Comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 17, 2022.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 Notice of Public Comment Period

The Department of Health ​and Human Resources has scheduled a​​ public comment period to receive comments on the Uniform Bill Database Legislative Rule. A copy​ of the proposed rule can be found here.​

Written comments ​may be submitted to:

April L. Robertson, General Counsel
Department of Health and Human Resources
One Davis Square, Suite 100 East
Charleston, WV 25301

or b​y email at april.l.robertson@wv.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on July 29, 2022.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 INCREASE IN CON CAPITAL EXPENDITURE MINIMUM

The capital expenditure minimum for calendar year 2022 is $5,803,788.

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