About Cardinal Care
Understanding 2033 Return to Normal Enrollment
Q. What action do I need to take to keep my Medicaid coverage?
- A. Update your contact information on file. You can update your information by calling Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282, by visiting commonhelp.virginia.gov, or by contacting your local Department of Social Services office.
- Routinely check your mail and messages.
- Complete and return the renewal packet. If you receive a renewal packet, read it and any accompanying notices carefully to see what is requested and the due date(s).
- Continue to monitor your mail and messages, and provide any and all additional documentation requested for completing your renewal.
Q. What should I do if I lose Medicaid coverage?
A. As soon as you receive your determination letter Read more
Fortunately, no one will immediately lose DMAS medical coverage nor MCO coverage. The changeover or Unwinding at the end of Public Health Emergency gives current enrollees ample time to prevent gaps in medical coverage.
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Open Season Federal Marketplace Starts 11/1/23
Q. How do I apply?
A. Open Season starts Nov 1. Here’s how to apply as a new enrollee. Visit healthcare.gov or use this link.
Q. Is there automatic re-enrollment in the federal marketplace?
A. Yes, you may keep or change your current insurance. Visit healthcare.gov today or use this link.
From the US Surgeon General – An Advisory
Protect your mental health
Q. What if there is something in our everyday lives that can transform our whole health and well-being?
A. It exists and it’s a a priority from the US Surgeon General. Visit hhs.gov/surgeongeneral, or use this link
Image Source: hhs.gov
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CDC on Risks after COVID-19
People with certain medical conditions are at higher risk for becoming sicker than people without the medical conditions on this list. In CDC’s overview, while age is a risk factor, it’s not the only factor. Link here for what you need to know . Guidance on ordering free COVID-19 tests and other FAQ’s here.
Get Ahead of the Epidemic
An Update from the U.S. Surgeon General
The effects of staying isolated during the two years of pandemic restrictions have proven to linger for many people. But what can you do if you are not sure anything is wrong?
In a newly released advisory from the Surgeon General of the U.S., a self assessment may reveal solutions that may be hiding in plain sight. Discover the healing effects of social connections at surgeongeneral.gov/connections.
Virginia Mortgage Relief
As pandemic restrictions wind down, Virginia homeowners continue to experience financial hardships caused by lasting impact and consequences of COVID-19. The Virginia Mortgage Relief Program, or VMRP, delivers financial assistance to assist homeowners experiencing delinquencies due to financial hardships from pandemic-related causes.
Visit link here and see how to apply for relief, with the full list of qualified expenses. Immediate relief may be available to avoid mortgage default, foreclosure or displacement, among other eligible ownership related expenses.
Visit VirginiaMortgageRelief.com today.
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FCC Fraud Alerts
From Federal Communications Commission
Detecting fraudsters and phone scammers does not have to be a losing battle. Even though their techniques get trickier every year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other federal agencies are helping to stay ahead of their nasty games. Can you check all the boxes below to Avoid Spoofing Scams? If so, pass it on, and check out other guidance and fact sheets often often on the FCC website.
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