HealthChoices is the Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program for Pennsylvania. In HealthChoices, you choose a primary care provider (PCP) and health plan for each family member.
Your PCP is your doctor or other provider who gives you most of your regular health care.
A health plan is a group of doctors, hospitals, clinics and other health care providers. They work together to meet your health care needs.
Here are the steps to help you choose:
Step 1 – Choose your PCP
Choose a doctor or other provider to be your primary care provider (PCP).
- To learn about choosing a PCP, go to Tips for choosing a primary care provider (PCP).
- To search for a PCP, go to Find a provider.
Step 2 – Choose your health plan
You must choose a health plan that works with your PCP.
- To learn about choosing a health plan, go to Tips for choosing a health plan.
- To compare health plans in your county, go to Compare plans.
Step 3 – Enroll in one of these ways
- By phone
- By mail
To learn more, go to Enroll.
After you enroll, you will get most of your health benefits through the health plan. To learn about benefits, go to Your health benefits.