Child Health Watch Helpline- free service to assist in finding health insurance for children, solving problems with existing coverage, or answering questions about public health insurance for children- 215-563-5848, ext 17
Health Insurance Eligibilty Chart
BenePhilly offers free, one-on-one help to enroll Philadelphia residents in public benefit programs. These programs can help you afford some expenses, such as:
A BenePhilly counselor can fill out public benefit applications with you and follow up on the status of your applications.
Also, info on the “Medicaid Unwinding”. Need to update your info NOW to continue to get Medicaid/CHIP.
Provides information about low or no-cost health care services for middle and low-income families including prenatal care, Medicaid, CHIP-managed by The Dept. of Public Welfare – 800-986-KIDS
COMPASS–Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services–is a web site that allows individuals and community based organizations access to screen for, apply for, and renew a broad range of social programs including Food Stamps, Health Care, Cash Assistance ect.-see what your family is eligible for!!
Medical insurance for welfare recipients as well as many other eligible PA residents- 1-866-550-4355. Verification procedure to process application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income last 30 days, proof of residence (utility bill), ID of person applying, last 3 months of medical bills.
Any resident of Philadelphia can access medical and dental care by calling one of Philadelphia’s Health Care Centers. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are accepted as emergencies are presented and time is available. For general information about available services,or to find out where a Health Care Center in your area is located, contact: (215) 685-6790, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm or go to link below.
Drug prices vary wildly between pharmacies.
GoodRx finds the lowest prices and discounts. How? https://www.goodrx.com/
Download the free app to your phone as well
As a resident of Pennsylvania, you and your family have access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP). Create and print yourFREE discount prescription drug card coupon below. This pharmacy coupon card will provide you with Rx medication savings of up to 75%
Website to learn about the ACA, apply for benefits, compare costs, and find local health navigators.
* are uninsured or buy your own insurance
* spend more than 9.5% of your pay on insurance
* or are a small business owner
Then: Starting today you can sign up for quality, affordable health care coverage at
PA Health Access Network (PHAN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping all Pennsylvanians have access to affordable quality healthcare. We help determine eligibility and complete applications for CHIP, MA, MAWD and Marketplace health coverage. We can help via phone or in-person. Services are free and available in English and Spanish. Call our helpline 877.570.3642.