Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Joe Winkelmann, Center District Supervisor

October 21, 2002

Staff Lead:


Laura Brown, Program Manager

Social Services


Family Access to Medical Insurance (FAMIS) Enrollment Plan


Topic Description:

The Family Access to Medical Insurance (FAMIS) Plan was created to meet the health care needs of Virginia’s uninsured children, up to age 18, in working families whose earning levels are more than the maximum requirements for Medicaid, but not enough income to afford private health insurance.  An estimated 60% of Fauquier County children eligible for this low-cost medical insurance program are enrolled.  The Fauquier County Social Services Board has established a goal of enrolling 100% of eligible children.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Hold a work session on and endorse the Fauquier County Social Services Board’s recommended FAMIS Enrollment Plan, and, as part of the Regular Agenda, proclaim November 2002 as FAMIS Enrollment Month in Fauquier County.


Financial Impacts Analysis:

There are no additional resources required to implement the attached plan.


Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Fauquier County Health Department

Fauquier County Public Schools

Fauquier Medical Society