On November 1, 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia began accepting applications from Virginia adults newly eligible for health coverage under Medicaid expansion. Eligible adults will begin receiving services starting January 1, 2019. The new coverage is available to adults ages 19 through 64 who are not eligible for Medicare and who meet income requirements, which vary by family size. The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) estimates that close to 400,000 Virginia adults will be eligible for the Medicaid expansion. The Medicaid expansion sets the annual income eligibility limit at 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL), which . . .