What government programs are available to help me financially with medical costs during the pandemic?

Published: 05 June, 2020

From The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Marc Narducci

Here’s a list of some government programs that can help you financially with medical costs if you’ve been affected by the pandemic.

Medical help

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) help with paying medical costs for children of families who cannot afford health insurance or don’t get it through their work.

There are two ways to apply for Medicaid.

Contact your state agency:

Here is how to apply in Pennsylvania: compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/Public/CMPHome

Apply through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

For Pennsylvania: insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/pa/index.html

Read the full article: Federal, state and city programs that can help you if you’ve been affected by the pandemic
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