Beginning July 1st, 2012, Medical Assistance consumers in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Somerset, Franklin, Fulton, and Huntingdon counties will receive their physical health care through HealthChoices. ACCESS Plus will end in these counties.
To learn more about the changes, read the May edition of PHLP’s Health Law PA News.
PHLP has also published a series of fact sheets about the Expansion, advising consumers and advocates on how to choose a managed care plan, and on their appeal rights and options in HealthChoices.
- Tips for Choosing a Medicaid Managed Care Plan – Southwest Zone [Bedford, Blair, Cambria and Somerset counties]
- Tips for Choosing a Medicaid Managed Care Plan – Lehigh-Capital Zone [Franklin, Fulton, and Huntingdon counties]
- Denied a Service By Your Managed Care Plan? Appeal!, a fact sheet on grievances, Fair Hearings, and external reviews for consumers in HealthChoices