The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) and the Department of Social Services (DSS) will resume its normal renewal process for all 2.2 million members after more than two years of continuous health coverage regardless of changes in members’ circumstances. DMAS and DSS will begin sending renewal letters to some Medicaid members as early as March 18, 2023, with closures starting no earlier than April 30, 2023.
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Medicaid Benefits: We've Got You Covered!
Your Cardinal Care Medicaid health coverage offers many benefits and services. The complete list of benefits is located in your Member Handbook on your health plan's website. Your Member Handbook is a great tool to help answer many of your questions. The following are just a few of your covered Medicaid services:
End of Continuous Coverage
The continuous coverage requirement, which prevented state Medicaid agencies from reducing or ending Medicaid or FAMIS coverage regardless of changes in an individual’s circumstances, will end on March 31, 2023. DMAS will have 12 months to initiate eligibility determinations and renewals for the more than 2.1 million Virginians who currently have Medicaid or FAMIS coverage.