the government of wv passed a law that the state provides free woman health. Free pap smears and other services to people who below the provorty line. At some point the health department has lost their doctor. They have a company that is renting space in the building. I called in to set up an appointment with the health department. And was told that because of the doctor they are sending patient to sunny side to be seen. I'm fine by that. I talk with the nurse to setup a date. Only to be told that I'm going to be billed as a private pay. I told the lady I'm not working and by all standards of living I meet it and was Pushed through by the health clinic for free services. At this point I hang up and call back to the health department. And looking back at the website. http://kchdwv.org/programs/family-planning-program/
I told the lady if they don't offer the services them selves they shouldn't have it on the website. Because they aren't offering to these services. And to pay for a service that the state has set to be free is a crime.
What is happening here is not a crime nor is it basis for a lawsuit.
What you need to do is get further information. Ask this county agency very specifically why you are being told this is private pay and why free services are not being provided to you. Looking at the website link, there are qualifications that must be met. Ask very specific questions and get specific answers. The county website link you provided also has a link to a state agency, part of the state DHHR. If this program is overseen by a state agency, you may have to go to that agency to get answers. Also consider contacting your State Delegate or Senator to get help and answers.
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