Health and Healthcare

VLAS Publications

Health and Healthcare

VLAS Publications

» Advance Medical Directives 

How to have some control over decisions for your health care when you are unable to communicate your wishes.  Through the use of Living Wills, Health Care Declarations, and Medical Power of Attorney.

» Medicaid

Medical Assistance (Medicaid) covers some medical expenses for certain low-income and elderly persons. This is different from Medicare.

» Medicaid Spend-Down

You may be eligible for Medicaid even if you are over the income limits, if you have medical expenses and debts.

» Medicare 

Medicare is a federal health insurance program.  Medicaid is a state-run benefits program for financially eligible persons. 

Resources for the Uninsured

Health Resources-Danville Area Brochure240.9 KiB165
Health Resources-Farmville Area Brochure195.9 KiB176
Health Resources-Lynchburg Area Brochure149.5 KiB198
Health Resources-Suffolk Area Brochure224.7 KiB162

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» Legal and Law Enforcement General Information

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