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  • COMPASS - Apply for Public Benefits and Services from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania residents can apply for a variety of programs offered by the PA Department of Human Services, including public assistance, food stamps, health care coverage, energy assistance and other social service programs at this site Content Detail

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    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Application for Social Services (COMPASS)
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  • Eldercare Locator

    The Eldercare Locator from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • LongTermCare.gov

    This website from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides information on Long Term Care including a "Pathfinder" to provide the information that is most relevant and useful to you now. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Medical Assistance Financial Eligibility Application for Long-Term Care Supports and Services

    Application for a determination of financial eligibility for long term care facilities. (PA 600-L Form) The person who needs help to pay for nursing facility care, or someone acting on his behalf, may complete the form. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Nursing Home Compare

    Online tool to provide detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • PA Health Law Project Toll-Free Helpline - Call: 1-800-274-3258

    The PA Health Law Project provides free legal services and advocacy to Pennsylvanians having trouble accessing publicly funded health care coverage or services. For assistance, call the PHLP Helpline at 1-800-274-3258 or 1-866-236-6310 TTY or e-mail the PHLP at staff@phlp.org. Information from the PHLP is also available online at www.phlp.org. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Health Law Project