Resources for Providers

VHCF is commited to helping health and behavioral health providers access tools and information meet the needs of Virginia’s uninsured and medically-underserved.

This section of VHCF’s website offers resources specifically for:

The resources below may be helpful to Virginia’s health safety net practices, their patients and clients.

Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) DMAS administers Virginia’s Medicaid program, providing access to comprehensive health care for 1.8 million Virginians (medical, dental and behavioral health). For more information about eligibility and how to apply, visit CoverVA. For provider information, click here.

Virginia Navigator This website is a collection of helpful, free public and private resources for older adults, people with disabilities, Veterans, caregivers and their families.

Virginia Easy Access This website provides information about a wide range of state- and federally-funded programs and services for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) Free, confidential help for people eligible for and/or enrolled in Medicare. VICAP counselors at local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) can help people apply for Medicare benefits, sort through statements and notices and resolve claims or billing problems.

Virginia Rural Health Association The Association works to improve the health of rural Virginians through education, advocacy, and fostering cooperative partnerships. VRHA provides technical assistance, facilitates rural health research and collaborates with public and private organizations to identify and address rural health issues in the Commonwealth.

2-1-1 VIRGINIA 2-1-1 VIRGINIA is a free service to help Virginians find local community services, including food, utility assistance, housing, healthcare, arts and culture and more. Live operators listen to callers and connect with necessary assistance in their community.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  (CMS) Comprehensive information about Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, covered services, policy and more.

Insure Kids Now! is a national campaign sponsored by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to promote Medicaid and CHIP (known as FAMIS in Virginia). The website includes print, electronic and radio marketing materials, newsletter articles and outreach and enrollment strategies.

Kaiser Family Foundation The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation focuses on the major health care issues facing the nation. Its website includes a wealth of health-related data and information for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.

Good and Cheap A Healthy Cookbook for Food Stamp Budgets: While most know that healthy eating is important for good health, it can be challenging for individuals on a tight budget. This cookbook is full of delicious, real food recipes targeted at individuals relying on SNAP assistance (food stamps). Following these recipes, a family can eat on just $5 a day.

The cookbook is available for free online (click here for the PDF of the cookbook). To learn more about buying Good and Cheap, click here.  For every book sold, one is donated to someone in need. Non-profits can apply for free copies of the cookbook, or to order discounted copies in bulk for $5 each.

Last Updated on April 13, 2022