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Medicaid Expands Health Coverage to Adults; Applications Accepted Beginning 11/1

Post Date:11/01/2018

Beginning in January, adults aged 19 to 64 in Virginia will have more access to quality, low-cost health insurance, thanks to Virginia‚Äôs recent expansion of Medicaid.  Applications may be submitted as soon as November 1.  Click here to apply for Medicaid online with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services

The application period begins November 1; visit Cover Virginia for details about who is eligible for Medicaid and an online eligibility checker. Please note: The rules have changed, and those who were once denied may be eligible now.  

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

Information, appointments: website, 703-324-7500.