With UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (FAMIS), your child gets extras that other plans don’t offer. View the list of benefits below to see all that our plan covers. It’s for children and young adults up to age 19 whose families meet income requirements.
This plan is available in all counties.
Build a healthy future for you and your baby — and earn great rewards — through Baby Blocks. This program helps keep you and your baby healthy during your pregnancy and your baby's first 15 months of life.
Baby Blocks includes:
Once you sign up, you can choose a $20 Old Navy gift card or a stylish diaper bag. The choice is yours.
Free registration fee at a participating Boys and Girls Club of America.
Call Member Services for participating clubs.
Our members pay nothing for preventive care or annual checkups covered by our plan.
There is a small copayment for other types of care. The copayment amount is based on a member’s ability to pay.
If you have diabetes, we'll help make life a little easier for you. You'll get medicine, supplies and education to help you reach and stay your best.
Our diabetes program also includes self-care training and classes focused on:
If you have chronic or high-risk illnesses, our disease management services are designed to support you.
We have special programs for:
Some members may need extra support to live safely at home.
Our plan covers medical equipment ordered by your child's doctor or case manager. This can include supplies like:
Free classes to help improve your child’s health or address a condition.
Our plan also offers classes on nutrition, parenting and more. You and your child can even get a free ride, if needed, to and from the class.
An ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure. It can also be worth great rewards.
You can earn great gifts for your child by doing things like:
Trouble hearing can affect your child's everyday life in many ways. Our plan includes services and support to help protect your child's hearing.
Some members have a small copay.
Our plan covers:
And after leaving the hospital, a member is not alone. We make sure the follow-up care is available to continue healing at home.
After surgery or a serious illness, your child may need extra care and services to recover. This may include an in-home medical visit to check on how well your child is healing. With approval, our plan covers:
Your child's doctor and you need to understand each other. Speaking English as a second language can make this difficult. We can arrange for a medical interpreter to be at your child's appointments.
We also have people in member services who speak more than one language. Chances are, we have someone who speaks your language.
Kidney disease is a serious medical condition. After the kidneys stop working, regular treatments (called renal dialysis) or an organ transplant are necessary. Dialysis uses a machine to clean the blood, just like healthy kidneys do.
Our plan includes:
Knowing what’s wrong and finding it early can make all the difference for your child. Our plan covers:
We’ll help you get the information needed for your child’s health.
You can get information in another language. Just ask. Then anything we write to you will only be in that language. This is provided at no cost to you.
Our plan includes prescription drugs and refills, including family planning drugs, supplies and devices.
We also cover over-the-counter medicines with a written order from your doctor.
And we make getting your medicine easy. You can fill your prescriptions at local pharmacies.
We're looking out for you. Member advocates can help solve problems, provide training and education, and work on issues that concern members. Our member advocates can be reached at 1-844-752-9434 and are available M-F 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET.
Sometimes you might need a little help understanding your health care options. With us, you have someone you can call at 1-844-752-9434, M-F 8 a.m. - 8 p.m ET. We’ll answer your questions simply and completely.
We can also help you find:
Mental health is as important as physical health. That’s why we have coverage for both.
Now your child can get any kind of blood test needed at home.
Our mobile lab brings the lab to your home. In addition to convenience, the mobile lab offers:
There are no copayments for:
There is a small copayment for other medical services including prescription drugs, or vision care. Please call Member Services for more information.
While your child's health care is low-cost or free, the care quality is high. Your child gets:
Medical questions and situations can come at inconvenient times. When you have questions about your child's care, you can call a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-842-3014.
Our nurses will:
Sometimes continued care is needed after leaving the hospital or urgent care. For example, after a serious illness, surgery or injury. In these cases, a nurse will make home visits to:
Knowing what's wrong and finding it early can make all the difference for your child.
Our plan covers:
We'll help you get the information needed to help improve your child's health or be at his or her best.
Sometimes you need extra help to manage your child’s recovery after an illness or injury. If needed, we provide someone to help with:
Physical, occupational and speech therapy can help your child recover from a serious injury or illness, or simply reach his or her full potential. Depending upon your plan, you may have a copay for therapy visits.
A pregnancy is a journey with the help of friends, family and a pregnancy doctor, or OB-GYN.
All of your recommended prenatal clinical visits and tests are covered.
At these visits, the clinic will:
Most people know the bad health effects of smoking. And they know they need to quit. We support our members while they quit, with coaches and supplies. The only thing they won’t get from us is a lecture. Call Member services for information on our phone-based program to help you quit tobacco.
After a serious illness, surgery or injury your child may need extra nursing and therapy. If needed, our plan covers short stays in a rehabilitation center where your child can heal. Included are:
Routine shots help protect your child from illness.
So, our plan covers:
Your Community Department of Social Services (DSS) offers additional information and resources for:
Visit the main Virginia website to see all what is offered, how to apply, and how to find your local agency. Visit www.dss.virginia.gov or call the main state number at 804-726-7000 for more information.
We encourage kids to take part in healthy activities like team or individual sports. We cover a sports physical each year for all school-aged members.
Text4baby can help new and expecting mothers keep themselves and their babies healthy.
You’ll get text messages throughout your pregnancy and your baby’s first year. Each text contains health and safety tips for topics like:
So you and your baby can make a great start on life.
We pay for rides to and from:
There may be times when your child's health requires repeated doctor visits. Our plan does not limit the number the number of times your child can see a primary care provider. This way your child gets care when it's needed. And your doctor can see how your child's health is progressing.
Your child may have an injury or sudden illness that is not life-threatening but needs immediate attention. So our plan covers care at:
Covers eye exams and glasses or contacts.
Our plan encourages a healthy approach to eating and living. To help our members be their best, we cover:
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Virginia FAMIS
When you apply for Medical Assistance, you are screened for all possible programs based on your age, income, and other information. To be eligible for a Medical Assistance Program, you must meet the financial and non-financial eligibility conditions for that program. Please visit the Virginia Department of Social Services’ (VDSS) Medicaid Assistant Program page for eligibility details and/or VDSS Medicaid Forms and Applications page for application and other Medicaid form details.
FAMIS is Virginia’s health insurance program for children of eligible families including those who meet one of the following categories:
Children under age 21
Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Child under age 26
Pregnant women including two months post delivery
Medicaid eligible persons who do not meet certain exclusion criteria must participate in the program. Enrollment is not a guarantee of continuing eligibility for services and benefits under the Virginia Medical Assistance Services Program.
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