Medicaid is health insurance from the government, with no monthly fees or deductibles. It is available to people of all ages with incomes below a certain level and people with disabilities. You can apply at any time of year.
You have the right to choose Optima Health as your Virginia Medicaid or FAMIS plan. We are committed to serving you with trust and understanding.
Optima Health is dedicated to taking care of health and so much more. Here are just some of the reasons why more than 700,000 Medicaid members choose and keep Optima Health:
Trusted Experts Who Care
We have been living our mission to “improve health every day” for over 20 years.
- Main office in Virginia Beach
- Reliable member service
- More than 35,000 quality providers
- 24/7 Nurse Advice Line
- Access to mental health support anytime
- Help managing diabetes and asthma
- Pregnancy program
Quality Health Coverage
Medical coverage to support your health and wellness needs.
- Free annual checkups and screenings
- Prescription coverage ($5 or less for FAMIS)
- Urgent care
- Emergency care
- Dental services covered by Virginia Medicaid
- Behavioral health services and treatments
- Vision added benefit
Help Beyond Healthcare
We have a friendly team focused on personally connecting you with:
- Safe housing
- Healthy food
- Job assistance
- Non-medical rides
- Free smartphone with data and texting
- Baby basics
Optima Family Care is our Medicaid Medallion health plan. It covers babies, children, and teens, including those in foster care. Optima Family Care is also for adults up to age 64, pregnant women, and parents.
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) is the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Virginia. The income requirement is higher than Medicaid. Optima Health covers FAMIS members under age 19.
Our Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (CCC Plus) plan is Optima Health Community Care. It covers adults age 65 or older, anyone with a disability, managed long-term services and supports, and nursing facility residents.
When it comes to managing your Medicaid and Medicare benefits and care, it is easier working with one health plan. Your Optima Health care coordinator will take the lead connecting your coverage and services. Plus, you gain extra benefits when you choose Optima Health.
How to Choose Optima Health
Open Enrollment is Your Chance to Switch to Optima Health
Open enrollment is the time of year when you have the chance to change your plan to Optima Health. It is Medicaid Medallion open enrollment in:
- Tidewater region: February 19, 2023 – April 30, 2023
- Central region: April 19, 2023 – June 30, 2023
What You Get When You Are Our Member
Making a DifferenceLearn a few examples of the one-on-one attention that led to better health, more help, and less worry.
Programs and ServicesThe resources around you impact your health just as much as diet and exercise. We are here to advocate for you, and help remove any barriers to your health and well-being.