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Why SCHIP Matters for Virginia

In Virginia, the FAMIS health plan provides affordable medical and dental coverage to nearly 200,000 children and pregnant women in Virginia living in families earning too much to qualify for Medicaid (over $26,321/year for a family of three or 134% FPL) and less than $39,581 for a family of three or 200% FPL. The State Children's Health Insurance Partnership (or "SCHIP") is the federal program that enables FAMIS; however, SCHIP funding expires September 30, 2015. If funding does not continue, the majority of those insured through FAMIS will lose their medical and dental benefits. Read what the Coalition is doing to ensure no Virginians lose coverage. 

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Joint Commission on Health Care Presents Oral Health Access Report

The Joint Commission on Health Care staff makes policy recommendations to improve oral health access in the dental safety net.
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Dental Program Brings Care to People with Developmental Disabilities

Virginia Oral Health Coalition's grant program aims ensure Virginians with developmental disabilities can access routine dental care.

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VaOHC Joins Partners to Support CHIP Funding Extension

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (known as "FAMIS" in Virginia) provides medical and dental coverage to more than 113,000 children and 1,300 pregnant women in Virginia; however, the program is set to expire next year. Learn how VaOHC is teaming up with national partners to ensure no Virginians lose affordable coverage. 

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2014 Virginia Oral Health Summit - Registration is Open!

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