How to Enroll in Medicaid 

If you think you are eligible, there are several ways that you can apply for Medical Assistance:

  1. Apply online at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Application for Social Services’ (COMPASS) website.
  2. Call the Consumer Service Center for Health Care Coverage at 1-866-550-4355.
  3. Contact your local county assistance office (CAO)
  4. Download, print out and send an application to your local CAO.
    1. Application for cash assistance, SNAP and Medical Assistance benefits (download)
    2. Solicitud para recibir beneficios (Solicitud para recibir beneficios; transferencia directa)

Check Your Application Status

After completing the application, you can check the status on the COMPASS website.

Check the status of your application