Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

Supporting Pennsylvania's health centers in increasing access to quality primary health care for all

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PACHC supports navigators, certified application counselors and other in-person patient enrollment assisters currently employed by Pennsylvania’s FQHCs, FQHC Look-Alikes, Rural Health Clinics and other mission-like organizations. We can help you help patients and consumers navigate the enrollment process of Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare Extra Help/Buy-In and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

We offer:

  • State-specific training and technical assistance to support health center-based assisters, navigators and certified application counselors
  • Training and technical assistance to health center-based enrollment assisters on effective inreach and outreach strategies
  • Coordination of opportunities for sharing of best practices
  • A quality assurance system to validate that guidance is given in a fair, accurate, impartial and culturally sensitive manner
  • Through central coordination of efforts across the state’s health centers, the ablility to provide a comprehensive picture of enrollment efforts and outcomes, effective inreach and outreach strategies, and the effectiveness of a coordinated, connected and networked approach using trusted community organizations with strong ties to eligible populations.

Outreach and Enrollment Peer Networking Group meets Monthly

July 28         Aug 25        Sep 29       Oct 27          Nov 17         Dec 22

PACHC is a 2020-2021 Enrollment Assister Organization

State-based Exchange Information:

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assister resources:

short term health insurance plans

consumer health insurance literacy

phlp medicaid eligibility handbook

2021 marketplace plan review 


capital blue cross

geisinger health plan


independence blue cross


upmc health plan

medicare resources:

paper application for msp program

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medicare supplement plan vs. medicare advantage plan

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our partners

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