Virginia has temporarily suspended co-pays for any Medicaid or FAMIS covered services. Learn more about changes in financial assistance due to the Coronavirus pandemic here.
Apply online at CommonHelp
Provides medical and prescription coverage for persons who are elderly and disabled.
The following five categories are offered under Medicaid for persons who are Elderly and Disabled:
Note: For Emergency Medicaid only (see below) these citizenship/alienage requirements do not need to be met
The term income refers to gross monthly income and resources refers to funds held in all financial accounts as well as the value of real property, other than the home.
Apply in person or via mail to:
Bureau of Assistance Programs
2100 Washington Boulevard, 1st Floor
Arlington, VA 22204
Call 703-228-1350 to have an application mailed to you
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Economic Independence Division2100 Washington Blvd. Arlington, VA 22204
You can check your eligibility, apply for public assistance programs, and manage your account online through Virginia CommonHelp. Click here to learn what documentation and information you will need when you apply.
These are common forms and documents used within the Clinical Coordination Program (CCP) Centralized Access System (CAS) for access to housing programs and other resources.
Public assistance fraud occurs when a person knowingly makes false statements, withholds information or fails to report information necessary to determine eligibility or benefits. Learn more about fraud and how to report it.