I would normally encourage you to obtain some Individual health insurance coverage, but with your pre-existing condition, you may not qualify for an underwritten health insurance plan. However in your state (VA) Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shied may have some options for. You can contact Anthem VA at toll free 1-800-304-0372.
Should you find yourself in need of medications before you obtain your converge, visit www.NeedyMeds.com which is a non-profit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. The information at NeedyMeds is available anonymously and free of charge.
I would recommend looking into Guaranteed Acceptance Healthcare Benefits, it wont be a major medical policy but it will give you some coverage and they will be at set rates that dont jump around. Scroll down on the page im listing below and look for the TeamCorp USA+ Guaranteed Acceptance box.
I would recommend trying out AmeriPlan's discount plan. Please look at the following websites, and let me know if you are interested in any of the options. You can contact me at ***@****. Here are the links: