FAQs – Medicaid Coverage

How do I know if I’m eligible?

  • You are eligible if you’re a Virginia resident between the ages of 19 and 64 and are not already in or eligible for Medicare.
  • There are some income requirements you have to meet, which vary by household size.
  • Not sure? Visit coverva.org’s eligibility screening tool at https://www.coverva.org/screening.cfm!

When will coverage start?

  • Medicaid coverage will begin January 1, 2019

When can I apply?

  • Open enrollment began November 1, 2018, so you can apply now!
  • Open enrollment ends December 15, 2018.

What services are covered?

  • Doctor, hospital and emergency services including primary and specialty care
  • Prescription drugs
  • Laboratory and X-ray services
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Home health services
  • Behavioral health services, including addiction and recovery treatment services
  • Rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Family planning services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Preventative wellness services, including annual wellness exams, immunizations, smoking cessation and nutritional counseling
  • MORE! To see a list, visit coverva.org!

Where can I apply?

Coverva.org has plenty of resources to help you determine if you’re eligible and submit an application. Get covered today!