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FAMIS Plus is Virginia's name for children's Medicaid. FAMIS Plus also provides great benefits and covers children in families with low or no income, even if the children are covered by health insurance.
Plan First is Virginia's limited benefit family planning insurance program that pays for birth control and family planning services for women and men who do not qualify for a full-benefit Medicaid program. Plan First is a limited coverage program and not considered full coverage Medicaid.
If you or a loved one has been an innocent victim of a crime, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund (CICF) can provide financial reimbursement for crime-related expenses to ease some of the financial burdens you may face.
Every Woman's Life (EWL) is a public health program that helps uninsured, low income women gain access to free breast and cervical cancer screening services. Screening and early detection reduces death rates, improves treatment options, and greatly increases survival.
The Uninsured Medical Catastrophe Fund (UMCF) was established by the 1999 General Assembly to provide funds for uninsured persons who need treatment for a life threatening illness or injury. An uninsured medical catastrophe shall include a life-threatening illness or injury requiring specialized medical treatment, hospitalization or both that if left untreated would more than likely result in death. The UMCF will not pay for services already rendered, including emergency services. The UMCF can only pay for services provided on or after the date the application was approved. The UMCF is not an entitlement program. Expenditures are limited to available funding. Funds will be disbursed on a first-come, first served basis based on the date the original application is received. A waiting list will be developed if necessary.
The Virginia Bleeding Disorders Program is a legislatively-enacted program established by the Commonwealth of Virginia through the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services for the care and treatment of persons with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders
FAMIS is Virginia's health insurance program for children. It makes health care affordable for children of eligible families. FAMIS covers all the medical care growing children need to avoid getting sick, plus the medical care that will help them if they do get sick or get hurt.
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. Social Security Disability Insurance pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are "insured," meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes.
The Vaccines For Children (VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay. CDC buys vaccines at a discount and distributes them to grantees—i.e., state health departments and certain local and territorial public health agencies—which in turn distribute them at no charge to those private physicians' offices and public health clinics registered as VFC providers. Children who are eligible* for VFC vaccines are entitled to receive those vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).