PENNSYLVANIA QUITLINE 1-800 QUIT NOW
Pennsylvania’s Free Quit line (1-800-784-8669) is offered as a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the American Cancer Society. Based on state-of-the art techniques in smoking cessation, the service provides counseling and structured assistance for individuals who are committed to quitting.
This agency offers assistance to patients with specific issues with health insurance, employer and/or creditors, job loss due to illness. Professional case managers and attorneys can advocate for patients. Sponsors the Copay Relief Program. (800) 532-5274.
Attached is a chart which can be used to check eligibility for health insurance.
Health Insurance Income Eligibility for children in Pennsylvania Chart
The process of asserting oneself or interceding on behalf of others within a system to get the benefits for which they are eligible. Through both direct aid to families and broader-based policy work, the goal of advocacy is to foster the self-empowerment of families by educating them about their own rights.