Patient Advocacy Resources
The following tools are provided to assist you in navigating the healthcare system. Trying to find reliable sources on your own can be daunting, so I have compiled this list to help ease the burden. To access any of the resources, either click the link icon or the underlined text next to it.
Free Medicare counseling to older Pennsylvanians. PA MEDI Counselors are specially trained to answer your questions and provide you with objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance.
Get started with Medicare, view costs, find plans, speak with an agent.
Includes information about Medicare and Medicaid and related care.
How to select the right home care provider.
Use this tool to help find and compare nursing homes, hospitals, and providers near you.
Follow the FDA's most recent recommendations for disposing of unused medications.
Follow the FDA's most recent recommendations for disposing of prescription opioids.
Use this tool to keep track of your medications, dosage, special instructions, etc.
US Health Insurance Marketplace is for those who do not have health insurance through the government or their employer– enroll or change plans.
Determine various benefit entitlements by income and asset levels.
Find accreditation and comparison information for healthcare facilities in all states.
State inspections and quality ratings for long-term care facilities.
List of individuals and entities excluded from Medicare from the Office of Inspector General.