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Programs that provide financial assistance to ensure that low-income and indigent individuals and families have access to essential medical services.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of PA - Member ServicesA full-service behavioral health managed care organization serving the Medicaid population in Pennsylvania. They are responsible for managing mental health and substance abuse services. CBHNP is required to make sure Members enjoy high quality care and timely access to appropriate mental health and substance abuse services. They also are responsible to help coordinate other services a family may need. The benefit packages for eligible MA consumers are based on category of assistance, age, and for some consumers, the existence of Medicare coverage.DauphinCommunity Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania - NorthCentral RegionCommunity Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania CBHNP
Fayette County Assistance Office ACCESS Medical AssistanceProvides ACCESS card to pay for medical expensesFayetteFayette County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
Geisinger Health Plan Family - Medical Assistance Managed Care OrganizationOne of the three Medical Assistance Physical Health Managed Care Organizations providing service for those eligible for medical assistance in the HealthChoices New East Zone. Their Medical Assistance managed care health plan offers medical benefits including doctor visits, hospital services, vision, dental, and prescription benefits, and other programs unique to their plan. Please visit their Web site to find details about their special programs and to find a list of providers.MontourGeisinger Health Plan FamilyGeisinger Health Plan
Healthy Community NetworkAccess to doctor visits, emergency visits, labs, x-rays, and other testing are eligible for discounts. Serves residents in four counties: Adams, Lancaster, Lebanon and York. HealthyCare Card (HCC) is a program of Healthy Community Network (HCN). HCN is a collaboration with Health care providers and social service agencies who are committed to working together to improve access to healthcare services for those in our region who are uninsured or under-insured. A person must enroll in health insurance if eligible for it. (For example: Medicare, Medicaid or commercial insurance through a job. A completed application with proof of income and assets will determine what discounts a person may be eligible to receive. A person with the HCC and no other prescription coverage will be given a list of pharmacies where prescriptions can be dispensed at a discount. The discount on other care will depend on the provider’s participation with the HCN network. Providers not taking the HCC may or may not discount care. Patients are encouraged to talk with the providers/office staff about the fees they may be charged.YorkHealthy Community NetworkWellSpan Health
Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE)Provides applications for the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly to assist qualifying seniors in paying for prescription medicationWestmorelandWestmoreland County Area Agency on Aging Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE)Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging

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