The HealthChoices Program is comprised of two (2) components, a behavioral health benefit and a physical health benefit. Individuals can apply for coverage through the County Assistance Office. Most individuals who would be eligible for the Medical Assistance benefit, will be enrolled in the HealthChoices Program, however there are some exceptions such as those in nursing homes. To apply for Medical Assistance and to see if you will be enrolled in the HealthChoices Program, you may apply on line at: https://www.humanservices.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/CMHOM.aspx
|York County Assistance Office
130 N. Duke Street
York, PA 17405-7041
Toll Free: 800-991-0929
|Adams County Assistance Office
225 S. Franklin Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325-2506
Toll Free: 800-638-6816
If you have the HealthChoices benefit, you may be eligible to receive the following behavioral health services.
Mental Health Services
To determine if you are eligible for these services, your Managed Care Organization (MCO), Community Care, will utilize Medical Necessity Criteria to see if you qualify to receive services. In most cases, Community Care will ask your proposed agency to provide information as to why you need these services. Community Care will review your request and make a clinical determination regarding your eligibility. For more information on services, providers in your area, or eligibility, you may contact Community Care’s member line at: 1-866-662-4228, 1-877-8773580 (TTY) or 1-866-229-3187 (En Espanol); York County members: 1-866-542-0299; Adams County members: 1-866-738-9849.