Central Va. Companions
"Where we support independent living of the elderly and disabled".
Want to apply for MEDICAID for LONG TERM CARE?
Apply online at www.commonhelp.virginia.gov or you can contact your local Department of Social Services for a paper copy of the application.
Renewals – Basics
ALL Medicaid cases must be reviewed yearly.
*****There is no automatic renewal for Long Term Care applications.*****
A Medicaid renewal packet is sent out by your local department of social services
1 ½ - 2 months prior to the month that the renewal is due.
Their processing deadlines require that they evaluate the case before the 15th of the month that it is due.
The applicants will need to provide their name, address, social security number (SSN) or proof that the applicant applied for the SSN and their date of birth, legal presence in the US, disabled and/or blindness information.
Verifications Requirements may include the following:
1. Address and Service Provider
Gross Earned Income:
Paystubs for the month prior to application or statement from employer.
This is the GROSS amount and any deductions of pensions, Social Security, current award letter, Direct Deposits advice, lifetime benefit award letter, monthly benefits statements, alimony, annuities (not pension related).
3. Resources: Bank Account information, Life insurance, burial information, property, vehicle and the amount owed.
4. Expenses: rent/mortgage; insurance premiums; current medical bills
It takes about 45 days processing time. Someone will reach out to with a checklist if anything else is needed. If the applicant is MARRIED, included information for both.