Virginia Premier partners with Kaiser Permanente to service Medicaid members in the Northern Virginia region.
Virginia Premier/Kaiser Permanente Elite Individual plan members have access to all Kaiser Permanente doctors, providers and medical facilities. Services include:
- Outpatient care
- Pediatric services
- Hospital inpatient care
- Emergency care
- Maternity and newborn care
- Mental health care
- Rehabilitative & habilitative services
- Preventive and wellness service
- Laboratory services
Are you eligible?
To qualify for Virginia Medicaid, you must:
- be a resident of Virginia
- be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien
- meet Virginia’s income requirements
It is easy to check if you may qualify. Just answer five quick questions in the Cover Virginia Eligibility Screening Tool. The tool will not ask you for your name or contact info.
You may apply for Medicaid in Virginia anytime of the year. Use the option that is best for you.
- Online: Visit commonhelp.virginia.gov
- Phone: Call Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282 (TDD: 1-888-221-1590).
- In Person: Visit your local Department of Social Services (DSS). Office locations.
How to choose Virginia Premier
When your application goes through, the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will send you a letter.
The letter will automatically assign you to a health plan. If it already shows Virginia Premier, great! Your member ID card is on the way. If it is a different plan, it is simple to switch to Virginia Premier. Here’s how:
- Call the Virginia Managed Care Help Line at 1-800-643-2273 (TTY/TDD: 1-800-817-6608).
- Have your Medicaid ID number on hand.
- Tell them you want to switch your health plan to Virginia Premier.
You have up to 90 days to switch. After that, you may switch to Virginia Premier when it is open enrollment where you live. View regions.
Helping people is what we do best
Questions? We have a friendly team of experts just a phone call away. Call 1-800-727-7536 (TTY: 711) Monday through Friday 8 am to 8 pm. We also offer free translator services.
¿Tiene preguntas? Contamos con un equipo amable de expertos a solo una llamada de distancia. Llame al 1-800-727-7536 (TTY: 711) de lunes a viernes, de 8:00 a. m. a 8:00 p. m. También ofrecemos servicios gratuitos de traducción.