Virginia Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Virginia** then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Virginia Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.

Virginia Medicaid Overview
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care.

Virginia Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a U.S. citizen or qualified alien and a Virginia resident.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Virginia
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 143% FPL
Age 1-5 143% FPL
Age 6-18 143% FPL

Pregnant Women
143% FPL

Adults
Parents 49% FPL
Other Adults 0%
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof of expenses

Medicaid Coverage In Virginia
Benefits include inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency care, physician and nurse midwife services, health centers, rural health clinic services, laboratories and x-ray, transportation, family planning, nursing facilities,home health services, EPSDT, rehabilitation, occupationaltherapy and speech language pathology services, home health services, hospice, certified pediatric nurse and family nurse practitioner services, dental care, prescription drugs, and much more.

**The information provided above is a general guideline when applying for Virginia Medicaid. These guidelines can change from time to time, because of that we recommend that you contact your local Medicaid office in Virginia to verify the latest eligibility requirments for Medicaid coverage in Virginia.