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Welcome to Community HealthChoices! The Department of Human Services (DHS) is committed to increasing opportunities for older Pennsylvanians and individuals with physical disabilities to remain in their homes.

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HealthChoices (default) Department Of Human Services

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Department of Human Services > HealthChoices HealthChoices is the name of Pennsylvania's managed care programs for Medical Assistance recipients. Through managed care organizations, eligible individuals receive quality physical and behavioral medical care, as well as long-term supports.

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The Department of Human Services' Office of Medical Assistance Programs (OMAP) oversees the physical health component of the HealthChoices program. Once citizens apply and are enrolled in the HealthChoices program, they can visit the Pennsylvania Enrollment Services website for information about plans, doctors, and enrollment.

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CHCContact Us Department Of Human Services

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Community HealthChoices Contact Information The commonwealth maintains a mailbox that stakeholders can use at any time to ask questions or make comments about Community HealthChoices. Email us. Media inquires: Please contact the DHS Press and Communications Office at 717-425-7606. CHC Call Centers are Open to Take Your Calls! Additional Resources

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2022 COMMUNITY HEALTHCHOICES AGREEMENT Table …

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BH-MCO — Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization. BLE — Benefit Limit Exception. BPI — Bureau of Program Integrity. CAHPS — Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. CAO — County Assistance Office. CBO—Community Based Organization. CDC — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CHC — Community HealthChoices.

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2021 COMMUNITY HEALTHCHOICES AGREEMENT Table …

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DOH — Department of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. D-SNP — Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan. DHS — Department of Human Services of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. DRG — Diagnosis Related Group. DUR — Drug Utilization Review. ED — Emergency Department. EOB — Explanation of Benefits. EQR — External Quality Review.

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Community Health Choices Manual For Administrative Entities

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RISE-PA will also assist in addressing some of the options identified in the DHS Simplify the System Project final report, i.e., providing individuals and families with support to navigate service systems and find community supports, investing in technologies such as mobile apps, and increase individual/family and provider communications.

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Community HealthChoices Program

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Overview of PA’s Community HealthChoices Program Pennsylvania’s Community HealthChoices (CHC) Program is a Medicaid managed care program for PA seniors and physically disabled adults. In addition to medical benefits, long-term services and supports are available via CHC for persons who require a nursing home level of care.

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Community HealthChoices PA Health & Wellness

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You may call the Pennsylvania DHS Community HealthChoices program toll-free at 1-844-824-3655 (TTY 1-833 PA Health and Wellness is a health plan available through the Community HealthChoices program. PA Health and Wellness does not decide Medicaid eligibility. The Pennsylvania DHS decides your Medicaid eligibility. The Social Security Administration (SSA) …

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Community Health Choices: Lessons Learned In Phase 1

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Community Health Choices: Lessons Learned in Phase 1 Cynthia A. Haines, Esquire Post & Schell, PC Pennsylvania Coalition of Affiliated Healthcare & Living Communities Spring Conference April 25, 2018. DHS Messages –Third Thursday Webinar •DHS continues to indicate that they are on target for roll out of Phase 2 beginning January 2019 •Priorities are: No …

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No Changes For Pennsylvania HealthChoices Physical Plans

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The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has confirmed that there will be no changes to the Physical HealthChoices managed care organization (MCO) assignments in early 2022. Results of two of the four MCO challenges to DHS’ decisions in response to the 2021 RFP process have been announced. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld …

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DHS Targets July Launch For HealthChoices Changes PHLP

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Department of Human Services (DHS) leadership announced in mid-January that they intend to implement changes to the managed care plans operating the physical health HealthChoices program effective July 1, 2022. This launch date is contingent on all parties reaching agreement on rates and the managed care plans passing the DHS readiness review

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Community Health Choices?

Community HealthChoices Serving more people in communities rather than in facilities by providing necessary supports. Physical HealthChoices to quality medical care through Pennsylvania\'s Medicaid program.

How many Pennsylvanians are currently covered by healthchoices?

“Pennsylvania’s HealthChoices program is a lifeline for more than 2.6 million Pennsylvanians covered under the Medical Assistance program.

What is the Pennsylvania CHC program?

Pennsylvania’s CHC Program is made up of two parts: Physical Health (medical) Services and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS). Persons eligible for LTSS are also eligible for medical services.

How do I contact DHS about community healthchoices?

The commonwealth maintains a mailbox that stakeholders can use at any time to ask questions or make comments about Community HealthChoices. Email us. Media inquires: Please contact the DHS Press and Communications Office at 717-425-7606.

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