FAMIS is Virginia's program that helps families provide health insurance to their children. Health insurance is important to make sure that kids are able to get all the help they need to grow up healthy. FAMIS stands for Family Access to Medical Insurance Security. This link will direct you to more information about FAMIS, including applying for coverage and renewing coverage.
Medicare is a national health insurance program run by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It consists of Part A (Hospital Insurance), Part B (Medical Insurance), and Part D (Prescription Drugs). This article contains more information on Medicare including who can receive it, the costs to get Medicare and how to apply for Medicare.