450,000 Virginians enrolled in health coverage through Medicaid expansion!
- DMAS Director Karen Kimsey
More adults in Virginia can now get high-quality, low- or no-cost health insurance. Virginians ages 19-64 can apply any time to get the health care they need. Starting July 1, 2021, adults are now eligible for dental coverage through Virginia Medicaid.
Who qualifies for Virginia Medicaid?
Do you qualify for health benefits?
To find out if you may qualify, use the Eligibility Screening Tool. Eligibility for health coverage is based on income plus other factors. This tool screens for income only. You may qualify for coverage based on other things like age or disability. To get a full review, you need to apply. To learn more, go to Apply.
What are the income limits?
You may qualify for Virginia Medicaid if you make less than:
2021 Income Guidelines as of January 13, 2021
Former foster care individuals
Adults from ages 18 to 26 can get Medicaid if they were in foster care and had Medicaid in any state on their 18th birthday. There is no income limit for this program.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act
Individuals may qualify if they were screened by the Virginia Department of Health’s Every Woman’s Life program or the Project Wish program and were diagnosed with and need treatment for breast or cervical cancer.
The Virginia Department of Health’s Every Woman’s Life program screeners decide who qualifies for this program. For more information, go to vdh.virginia.gov/every-womans-life.
Resources for advocates
For helpful resources to assist you with outreach, go to Advocates.
How do you apply?
If you think your children qualify, go to Apply.
Where to learn more
New Adult Health Coverage Brochure
New Adult Health Coverage Poster
New Adult Health Coverage Flyer
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