Health & Medical Assistance
See also: Medicare, Paying for Health Care, and Health & Wellness.
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Allegheny County Health Department
The Allegheny Coutny Health Department offers clinics for immunizations, STD and HIV testing, child dental care and primary care.
Be Well Pittsburgh!
This website compiles information about health resources in the Pittsburgh area in order to improve uninsured Pittsburghers' awareness of and access to health care resources.
Coordinated Care Network
Coordinated Care Network provides specialized 340B pharmacy services and case management services to underserved populations throughout Pennsylvania.
Giant Eagle Health Savings Programs
Participating Giant Eagle Pharmacies offer $4/$10 Generics.
Health Information for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County
reliable advocacy, social service and behavioral health care information
An initiative to reduce the infant mortality rate (IMR) and the number of low birth weight babies among low-income white and African-American women.
Operation Safety Net
a medical outreach service delivered by clinical volunteers to the street homeless population in the Greater Pittsburgh area.
Operation Walk, Pittsburgh
Operation Walk is a private, non-profit, volunteer medical service organization that provides free hip and knee replacements for patients in developing countries (and in the US) that have no access to life-improving care for arthritis.
PA 2-1-1 Southwest
Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Southwest, the free human service hotline operated by United Way, is professionally staffed 24/7 in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Fayette and Westmoreland counties. Call 211 (or 888-553-5778) for help with human services and community resources.
PA Enrollment Services
Medical Assistance programs in southwestern Pennsylvania
Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
Serves medically underserved populations located in high need communities and charges for services on a sliding fee scale, based on patient’s family income and size.
Provides comprehensive health care, including primary, oral, mental and substance abuse care, as well as supportive services (ongoing education, transportation, translation).
University of Pittsburgh Clinical Psychology Center
The Clinical Psychology Center at the University of Pittsburgh provides a full range of outpatient psychological services at reduced fees.
University of Pittsburgh Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations (PHCUP)
PHCUP runs clinics which provide basic medical care free of charge. Services include routine examinations, pregnancy testing, HIV screening, immunizations, smoking cessation programs, and diagnosis of medical conditions.
UPMC for Kids
Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), brought to you by UPMC for Kids, is a state and federally funded program that provides health insurance to eligible uninsured children and teens.
UPMC for You Medical Assistance Program
UPMC for You is one of the 3 Medicaid programs serving southwestern Pennsylvania.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Formerly the Health Care Financing Adminstration (HCFA), the CMS is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans.
Kaiser Family Foundation
This nonprofit organization offers information and research on medicaid and medicare.
Medicaid / SCHIP
Includes the Medicaid Resource Guide as well as recent news and reports.