Once you apply and receive an official notice of enrollment from Virginia, including a Medicaid card, it’s time to select your health plan. A health plan is managed by a private insurance company with a network of doctors and other medical providers working together to give you comprehensive health care. This may also be referred to as a Managed Care Organization, or MCO.
Health Care for Pregnant Women
What to Expect on Your First Prenatal Visit
It’s important to schedule a visit to the doctor as soon as you know that you are pregnant. Common first-time visits to the doctor often include questions regarding your medical history, along with initial tests and planning.
Support Your Family With Your Coverage
If you are enrolled in the FAMIS MOMS program, your baby will automatically be eligible for health insurance for the first year of life. Report the birth of your child to Cover Virginia to start coverage and protect your child’s future.
Use Adult Preventive Services Today
Did you know that all adult Virginia Medicaid members have coverage for preventive services such as screenings, check-ups and counseling support? These services can help keep you healthy, and identify areas for improvement before they become an issue.
Prenatal Coverage May be Available for You and Your Baby
FAMIS Prenatal Coverage is a full coverage program for pregnant individuals who do not meet immigration status rules for other coverage. You do not need to meet immigration status rules, provide immigration documents, or have a Social Security number in order to be eligible for FAMIS Prenatal Coverage. However, you do need to meet the income rules.
3 Easy Ways to Apply for Medicaid Coverage
Having health coverage during your pregnancy can help protect both you and your baby. Cover Virginia makes it easy to apply for quality no-cost health coverage to help ensure that you and your baby remain healthy.
Protect Yourself and Your Baby: Find Out if you Qualify for Virginia Medicaid
Expecting mothers in Virginia have access to quality, no-cost health insurance. Eligibility is typically based on income and family size. Discover what health benefits you may qualify for by using CoverVA’s quick and easy Eligibility Screening Tool or by finding additional eligibility information on Virginia’s FAMIS MOMS page.
Plan for a Better Future
We can help you plan for the future. Medicaid coverage also includes family planning services. These services include education and support to help you decide if or when you want to have a baby. Lab testing, counseling, contraceptives, and more are covered.