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This section of has information and resources about Medicare issues in Pennsylvania.

  • 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 Information from the PHLP is also available online at Read More

    Pennsylvania Health Law Project
  • Community HealthChoices (Video)

    This video from the Pennsylvania department of Human Services explains the new Community HealthChoices program. Community HealthChoices will coordinate your health care coverage to improve the quality of your health care experience — serving more people in communities rather than in facilities, giving them the opportunity to work, spend more time with their families, and experience an overall better quality of life. Read More

    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Understanding Medicare: Medicare in Simple Terms (Video)

    This video from the Health Care Financing Administration shows you how to ask questions or resolve problems with Medicare quickly through toll-free telephone help numbers and provides valuable information on the latest changes to the program. (1994) Read More

    Health Care Financing Administration
  • Health Reform & Medicare (Video)

    This video from discusses what the Affordable Care Act means for Medicare recipients. Read More