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
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
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.
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.
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!!
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
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.
FQHCs offer free or low cost medical/dental care regardless of health insurance or immigration status.
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