History

A plan for responsible growth

Our record of service and experience branches out over 38 years. The Health Plan, established in 1979, is one of the largest locally managed care organizations in Ohio and West Virginia, serving over 200,000 covered lives. As a state certified 501 (c)(4) not-for-profit HMO, our goal is to provide high quality, comprehensive, and cost-effective health care. Our self-funded division, available in all 50 states, is the fastest growing product within in the organization offerings. The Health Plan is an established and financially secure organization and West Virginia's first and largest HMO.

Year Milestone
1979 Entered 3-county market, West Virginia (Ohio & Marshall), Ohio (Belmont)
1981 Became HMO option for PEIA
1983 Launched Medicare-Plus
1985 Moved to St. Clairsville, OH location
1991 Established tertiary network of providers
1992 Licensed TPA in WV and OH
1994 Opened Service Area 3 in central WV
1997 Enrolled WV Medicaid Population
Established THP Insurance Co.
2003 Purchased HomeTown Health in Massillon, OH
2004 Launched Medicare Advantage Products
2008 Established In-house behavioral health unit
2013 Certified in all WV counties for Commercial and Medicaid lines of business
2014 Rebranded company
Purchased Vested Health, Charleston, WV
Launched D-SNP Product
2015 WV Medicaid expansion
Licensed for TPA in all 50 states
2016 Introduced MEWA product in Ohio
2018 Moved corporate headquarters to Wheeling, WV