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- DHS is reviewing recently-passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, which will impact the unwind of continuous coverage for Medicaid and will make updated and additional information about its impact available soon.


“My mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers — so many caring people in this world.”

– Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers and Neighborhood Trolley



Become a Helper

With the end of continuous coverage, many Pennsylvanians will need help understanding how their MA and CHIP coverage may change and what to do to renew and maintain health coverage.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a PA DHS Helper. You and/or your organization can help by using your existing communications channels – like social media and newsletters – to get trusted messages to your neighbors and community members. By signing up to be a Helper, you will receive information via email that will support you in this effort.

Sign up below to receive communications from the PA Department of Human Services (DHS) containing:

  • Suggested messaging
  • Key dates
  • Social media graphics
  • Self-printed materials
  • Toolkits
  • Important updates
  • And more...

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Sign up for important Continuous Coverage Communications.

NOTE: Once you complete this form, you will receive a confirmation email and you MUST click the link in that email to complete the process. Please check you junk folder if you do not see the email in your inbox.

If you have questions about being a helper, please email: RA-PWPHEHELPERINFO@pa.gov.

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 ​Take the next step and become a 

Registered COMPASS Community Partner

Community Partners are community-based agencies, organizations, coalitions, hospitals, church groups, sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and other groups that wish to help Pennsylvanians submit applications for health and human services.

Registered COMPASS Community Partners have access to a centralized location to help them manage their applications.

Learn More or Get Started, Today!