Workshops

SignUpNow workshops are designed for administrators, staff and volunteers in community programs serving individuals and families who are interested in Virginia’s Medicaid/FAMIS programs, including the New Health Coverage for Adults coming January 1, 2019. The information presented will be of value to organizations such as: hospitals, clinics, community health centers, medical practices, Head Start, home-visiting programs, social services, health departments, community services boards, family service organizations, churches, community action agencies, extension offices, youth programs, schools, child care providers, human resources staff of local employers, and outreach workers in any setting.

Upcoming Workshops

The Virginia Health Care Foundation is scheduling workshops now. Click here for training dates/locations and to register. Sign up for our enews list to get on our distribution list. 

What You Will Learn

The workshops provide in-depth information on the New Health Coverage for Adults, FAMIS, FAMIS Plus, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, FAMIS MOMS, Plan First, and the Low Income Families and Children (LIFC) program. Medicaid coverage for adults. The topics presented include:

  • Who qualifies for Medicaid/FAMIS and how to complete an application
  • Virginia’s application systems and various methods of applying
  • How Medicaid/FAMIS and Marketplace coverage interrelate
  • Covered benefits and terms of coverage
  • How to get the word out about Medicaid/FAMIS in your community

All workshop participants receive a comprehensive Tool Kit with Medicaid/FAMIS program information, forms and resources to use in working with individuals and families.

Helping kids and pregnant women? Check out the online, on-demand version of the workshop curriculum. While this does not include information on the new coverage for adults that will begin in January, it does cover what is available right now. To attend an in-person workshop that does include the New Health Coverage for Adults, visit our training workshops page here.

Questions? Call SignUpNow at 804-828-6062 or email signupnow@vhcf.org.

Funding for the SignUpNow workshops, on-demand training, and Tool Kits is made possible by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services.