Who qualifies for Medicaid benefits?
Federal law requires proof of citizenship and identity from any Medicaid applicant or recipient claiming to be a United States citizen.
You may qualify for Medicaid benefits if you meet any of the following guidelines:
What services are offered under Medicaid?
If you are eligible for full Medicaid coverage, the following services are typically provided:
Are you concerned about the cost of nursing home care?
Medicaid can pay for all or a portion of nursing home care.
Did you know…?
Do you need more information …?
For more detailed information about Medicaid, visit the Virginia Deparment of Medical Assistance Services.
To find medical providers who accept Medicaid, use the "Provider Search" tool on the DMAS website.
How do I apply for Medicaid?
You may call or visit any of our Department of Family Services offices to apply for Medicaid. Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you are over 65, blind, or permanently disabled, you may also apply for Medicaid online.
What if I do not qualify for Medicaid?
If you do not qualify for Medicaid, you may be able to access other community resources for health care. Learn about health care services offered through the Community Health Care Network.