MEDICAID FOR THE AGED, BLIND AND DISABLED
Click here to go to the Virginia Department of Social Services website for more information.
Click here for Medicaid for children, families and pregnant women.
At some point in our lives, we or someone we know may need medical care. To be eligible for Medicaid, you must:
For Full Coverage Medicaid - $2,000 for one person or $3,000 for a couple
For Limited Coverage Medicaid - $7,160 for one person or $10,750 for a couple
Resources are things like bank accounts (checking, savings, certificate of deposit, Christmas club, etc.), stocks, bonds, cash value of some life insurance policies, property that does not adjoin your home, etc. When looking at resources, your home and adjoining property, one automobile, burial plots, home furnishings, property in which you have a life interest and personal jewelry are not counted.
For Full Coverage Medicaid - $778 for one person or $1,049 for two people
For Limited Coverage Medicaid - $1,313 for one person or $1,770 for two people and you must be entitled to Medicare Part A coverage.
Income includes gross Social Security benefits, pensions, wages, interest, dividends, etc.
If you think you might be eligible for adult Medicaid, you should file an application for Medicaid at social services. You do not need to visit the office to file an application. You can request that an application be mailed to you so that you can complete it and mail it back to social services. If you have any questions or need assistance in completing your Medicaid application, contact an eligibility worker at social services. The telephone number is (540) 422-8400.
Date Last Modified: 05/13/2014