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Health Insurance

life_stayinghealthy_thmbYou’re young, you’re healthy – you don’t need health insurance, right? Think again. When you don’t have insurance, even a minor accident or illness can wipe out your budget and impact your finances for years to come.

Do yourself a favor and make health insurance a priority. It’s likely that you meet the qualifications for at least one of several programs, including Medicaid and FAMIS, which were designed to help young people like you obtain insurance coverage. Don’t delay – check it out today.

Medicaid and FAMIS–What they are and how to apply

Here you can find everything you need to know about the programs, including what they cover and how to apply.

If you don’t qualify for Medicaid or FAMIS

You still can find affordable health care even if you don’t qualify for Medicaid or FAMIS. Look here for some options.

More insurance resources

The Virginia Health Care Foundation offers has a wide variety of resources related to insurance and health care.

Insurance for foster youth

Foster Care Alumni of America works with America’s Promise Alliance to get foster kids access to comprehensive health care services. Call 1-877-KIDS-NOW to see if you are eligible.

A major initiative of The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education
Virginia's Community Colleges
Funded in part by the Mary Morton Parsons Foundation