Expecting mothers in Virginia have access to quality, no-cost health insurance. Eligibility is typically based on income and family size. Discover what health benefits you may qualify for by using CoverVA’s quick and easy Eligibility Screening Tool or by finding additional eligibility information on Virginia’s FAMIS MOMS page.
News and Updates
Important COVID-19 Update: Order Free At-Home COVID Tests
Every home in the U.S. can order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. All you need is your name and home address to place an order. No ID or credit card is needed.
Keep Your Medicaid Information Updated
It's important to keep your personal information up to date to ensure there are no gaps in your health care and to help us reach you with information about your coverage. Please report any changes to your information within 10 days after the changes.
Important COVID-19 Update: Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 Times More Likely to Get COVID-19 Than Those Who are Fully Vaccinated
More than 70% of Virginians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 times more likely to get COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated. They are also more likely to get very sick or hospitalized. You can protect yourself, your family and your friends by getting your shot.
We are Halfway Through Open Enrollment!
Some Medicaid members are now eligible to choose a new health plan for 2022. Members eligible to pick a plan at this time received a letter with more details in the mail. The plan selection period runs through April 30, 2022.
Get Help with Buying Food
1 in 10 Virginians struggle with hunger. If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family, the Department of Social Services offers several food assistance programs that can help.
Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
Some people have health problems after an initial recovery from COVID-19. If you are experiencing new or ongoing symptoms, call your Primary Care Provider to make an appointment. Together, you can discuss possible treatment options.
Medicaid Covers Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services
Many people facing addiction can benefit from treatment. Medicaid covers addiction and recovery treatment services for members. Treatment options include outpatient and inpatient care, as well as medications shown by research to help people addicted to prescription drugs or other opioids.
Medicaid Offers New Behavioral Health Services for Youth
Keeping our youth healthy – both physically and mentally – is a top priority for us. That is why we recently expanded our coverage to add new behavioral health (or mental health) services for youth ages 11-18. These new services offer community-based programs and family support while keeping youth at home and in school.