Our History

With 40 years of commitment and service to our community, The Health Plan is a valued asset throughout West Virginia, the Ohio Valley and the City of Wheeling. We strive to create an environment that promotes inclusion, transparency, and well-being for all.

The Health Plan, established in 1979, is one of the largest locally managed care organizations in West Virginia and Ohio, serving over 200,000 covered lives. As a state certified 501(c)(4) not-for-profit HMO with our corporate office headquartered in Wheeling, WV, our goal is to provide high quality, comprehensive, and cost-effective healthcare to our members.

Core Values

We are committed: 

  • To advancing the QUALITY of care delivered by our providers and received by our members using the best available practices.
  • To providing superior SERVICE using the highest set of standards for personal respect, courtesy and compassion for our members, providers and other health care systems.
  • To GROWING through innovation, creativity and hard work.
  • To offering the highest level of INTEGRITY and RESPECT for our employees, members, providers and partners through a positive attitude of honesty, sincerity and determination.
  • To each of our COMMUNITIES that our products and services support.
  • To supplying a positive atmosphere for our EMPLOYEES, allowing them the opportunity for personal growth that meets the needs of our company, our clients and our members.


Established as a community health organization, The Health Plan delivers a clinically-driven, technology-enhanced, customer-focused platform by developing and implementing products and services that manage and improve the health and well-being of our members. We achieve these results through a team of healthcare professionals and partners across our community.