FMRS provides primary care services for adults who are also experiencing behavioral health issues. This integrated approach addresses the whole person. Addressing both physical and emotional wellbeing leads to a greater opportunity to feel good and live a longer, more satisfying life. A certified nurse practitioner provides primary healthcare, including annual health screening, women’s health exams, sick visits and chronic disease management. Care is coordinated with the behavioral health providers to ensure continuity of care.
FMRS offers an innovative health and wellness program that brings together total health, exercise and nutrition. Group activities are available including walking, exercise, nutritional groups, gardening and health education. FMRS employs several Certified Smoking Cessation Specialists who are available to work with individuals toward eliminating tobacco use. This service can be provided in both individual and group sessions.
Health and Wellness
A Health Home is not a place where you live. It is a team of people who helps you manage your health care needs. The goal of West Virginia Medicaid Health Homes is to help you be your healthiest and be in control of your life.
The Health Homes Program coordinates physical and behavioral health (both mental health and substance abuse) and long-term services and supports for Medicaid members with chronic health conditions.
A Health Home Team Helps You:
- Manage your medical conditions and medications
- Remember your appointments
- Find providers and specialists
- Understand your medical tests and results
- Follow and understand provider instructions
- Work with providers and specialists to help you get healthy and stay healthy
- Learn how to prevent illnesses or complications
- Answer health questions and listen to your concerns
- Find transportation to and from medical appointments
- Access community and social support services
Your team is centered around you and your health. Your team will assist you and your family in making the best possible decisions.
FMRS offers two Health Home Programs:
Health Home 1:
West Virginia Medicaid members who are diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and have or are at risk of having Hepatitis B or C may be eligible for Health Home services.
You must also be receiving services from a provider located in a West Virginia county.
Health Home 3:
West Virginia Medicaid members who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes or obesity may be eligible for West Virginia Diabetic Health Home services.
Members must also receive services from a provider in the following West Virginia counties: Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Putnam, Raleigh, Wayne or Wyoming.
The West Virginia Health Homes Program has shown benefits to current members. There is no cost to you for Health Home services. Enroll in the West Virginia Diabetic Health Homes Program today! Ask for Elizabeth Gray at 304-256-7100 for more information.