Workshops

SignUpNow workshops are designed for administrators, staff and volunteers in community programs serving children , families, and individuals who are interested in Virginia’s state-sponsored health insurance programs. The information presented will be of value to organizations such as: schools, 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, child care providers, human resources staff of local employers, and outreach workers in any setting.

Upcoming Workshops

SignUpNow is scheduling its fall workshops now. Sign up for our enews list so you don’t miss out. 

What You Will Learn

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

  • Who qualifies for the programs and how a someone applies
  • The covered benefits, terms of coverage, and costs of the programs
  • How you can work with the Cover Virginia Call Center, your local Department of Social Services, and CommonHelp to help a person/family apply
  • How the FAMIS programs, Medicaid, and Marketplace coverage are coordinated
  • What you can do to get the word out in your community about these programs
  • Important changes that were made to the programs over the last year and other changes that are expected in the future.

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

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.

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.