Under West Virginia Medicaid benefits, both children and adults can receive incontinence supplies as one of the medically necessary items under its Medicaid coverage. West Virginia Medicaid recipients may qualify to receive a combination of pull-ups / pull-ons, adult briefs (adult diapers), disposable underpads, and bladder control pads (Poise pads).
Can I Get Incontinence Products With West Virginia Medicaid?
Yes, if you meet all the requirements! West Virginia deems incontinence products medically necessary for both adults and kids (ages 3+).
Under West Virginia Medicaid coverage, adults may get a monthly supply of:
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From catheters to pediatric and adult bladder control supplies, discover the continence care essentials covered by your insurance.
- Adult briefs.
- Incontinence underwear
- Disposable underpads.
- Bladder control pads.
With West Virginia Medicaid, children may be able to receive a combination of:
- Accessories like booster pads.
- Gloves and wipes.
Medicaid-covered incontinence products are provided through managed Medicaid health plans that vary by state. Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover incontinence products. However, Medicare does typically cover catheters.
What Is Required?
To be approved for these medical supplies with West Virginia Medicaid and Aeroflow Urology, you need to have the following items. We have a team of Continence Care Specialists who can help you gather this information.
- Depending your insurance, a signed Certificate of Medical Necessity (documented proof from your doctor within the last 6 months that your items are medically necessary) and / or a prescription for incontinence (within the last 12 months) from your healthcare provider.
- Your medical reason for needing supplies (incontinence diagnosis with correlating disability or medical condition).
- An estimated number of incontinence products you need every day (i.e. 2 underpads, 3 kids' pull-ons, etc.).
- Have to have a qualifying disability or medical condition that causes incontinence and is diagnosed by a healthcare professional, such as spinal cord injury (SCI), cerebral palsy (CP), autism, etc.
- Must be 3 years of age or older.
- Must be a West Virginia Medicaid recipient.
West Virginia's Medicaid Managed Care Plans
Medicaid-covered incontinence products may be provided through Medicaid plans that are managed care plans. These plans vary by state. In West Virginia, these plans include:
- The Health Plan.
- Aetna Better Health.
Apply for FREE Incontinence Products With Aeroflow Urology & West Virginia Medicaid
At Aeroflow Urology, your dedicated Continence Care Specialist will verify your coverage and handle the paperwork required for Medicaid. We help you find the right mix of high-quality products to fit your individual needs under your Medicaid benefits.
Fill out our secure qualify form to see if you or your loved one can get products covered today.
After confirmation of benefits and supplies, we'll discreetly package and ship your medical supplies directly to your home each month in unmarked boxes.
Where Can I Find My Insurance Information?
Our Eligibility Form requires you or your loved one's insurance information which you can find on your Medicaid insurance card. Your card may appear differently than the card shown in our example since each plan is different, but it should include the following information:
- Full name of the insured person.
- The member ID number (Medicaid ID number).
- The plan name.
Call the number on your insurance card if you have questions about your insurance information.
I Don't Qualify. What Can I Do?
If you can’t get Medicaid to cover incontinence supplies, you may be able to go to your local diaper bank to get free products that will protect you or your loved one against leakage.
Visit a diaper bank in West Virginia to see if they have the supplies you need, including:
- Adult diapers and adult protective underwear.
- Children’s’ diapers and pull-ups.
- Incontinence pads.
- Incontinence accessories, like gloves and wipes.
West Virginia diaper banks:
- Diaper Drop Charities.
- Lewis County.
- West Virginia Diaper Bank.
- Southern Snuggles Diaper Bank.
Information provided on the Aeroflow Urology blog is not intended as a substitute for medical advice or care from a healthcare professional. Aeroflow recommends consulting your healthcare provider if you are experiencing medical issues relating to incontinence.