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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 1Choose your PCP

Choose a doctor or other provider to be your primary care provider (PCP).

Step 2Choose your health plan

You must choose a health plan that works with your PCP.

Step 3 – Enroll in one of these ways: 

  • Online
  • 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.