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​Act 150

If you have a physical disability, the state-funded Act 150 program may be available to you to continue to live in your home and community with support and services.

Eligibility is based on a level of care asessment, a financial eligibility determination and program eligibility

To be eligible for Act 150 Services, you must:

    • Be a resident of Pennsylvania
    • Meet the level of care needs for a Skilled Nursing Facility 
    • Be between eighteen (18) and fifty-nine (59) years of age
    • Be capable of a) hiring, firing, and supervising attendant care worker(s); b) managing your own financial affairs; and c) managing your own legal affairs
    • Be capable of directing your own car
    • Have a medically determinable physical impairment that is expected to last of a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) calendar months or that may result in death
    • Proceed through the eligbility process for the Medicaid (MA) progam and be determined financially ineligible
    • To take advantage of the Act 150 Program, you may be assessed a minimal co-payment. This co-payment is based on your income and will not be more than the total costs of services

Services that may be available to you include:

    • Personal Assistance Services
    • Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
    • Service Coordination

Contact

For Information: Office of Long-Term Living Bureau of Participant Operations (717) 787-8091

Enrollment: PA Independent Enrollment Broker at 1-877-550-4227