Department of Family Services – Financial and Medical Assistance

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Mulitple Locations - Main Office: 12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Lisa Tatum,


Medicaid Expansion: Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, more adults age 19-64 in Virginia will have access to quality, low-cost health insurance. Applications accepted beginning Nov. 1, 2018.

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Medicaid health care coverage is primarily available to children, pregnant women, parents, older adults, and individuals with disabilities who meet specific income thresholds and other eligibility criteria.  

Virginia Medicaid provides access to medical services, such as:

  • Outpatient care (primary or specialty care services)
  • Hospital care
  • Nursing facility services
  • Behavioral health services
  • Preventive screening, treatment or care for acute illness
  • Dental services.

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.


Apply for Medicaid Online or over the phone at 1-855-635-4370.


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