Islets of Hope assistance and insurance programs for persons with diabetes - PA

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We have provided this page for general information purposes only.  It is not intended to be a recommendation or endorsement of any program or entity.  Programs can change so we recommend you contact each agency for updated information.

NeedyMeds Free Patient Resource for Rx Assistance - A free, nonprofit, patient assistance website run by volunteers who have been there.  SDC volunteers help you find ways to cut your drug costs. - Largest database of patient assistance programs.  Free service to help find programs and applications for medical assistance throughout the United States.

Pennsylvania - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Pennsylvania - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Pennsylvania - State Laws Pertaining to Diabetes

Federal Laws Pertaining to Persons with Diabetes

National Government and Private Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills

Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to

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Financial & Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Pennsylvania - State Insurance and Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies.  We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from.  We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive.  If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.

Adult Health Insurance - Called adultBasic, this programs provides health insurance for adults meeting certain eligibility requirements and who do not have healthcare coverage.  It is administered by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Through contracts with four insurance companies throughout the state, adultBasic offers basic benefits including preventative care, physician services, diagnosis and treatment of illness or injury, in-patient hospitalization, out-patient hospital services, emergency accident and medical care. 

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - All uninsured children and teens not eligible for Medical Assistance have access to health insurance. It doesn't matter how much money your family makes. Many will get it free. Others, at low-cost.   Your child may be enrolled in Medical Assistance if family income is below CHIP guidelines.

Help in Pennsylvania - The PA Health and Human Services information portal.

Adult Assistance Programs

Children's Assistance Programs

Health Care Coverage for Children

Family Assistance Programs

Senior Assistance Programs

Search Online Database by County for Assistance Programs


Medicare Information - Part D; Prescription Assistance

Dental Information for Medicaid Recipients and their Families - Helpful information about how Medical Assistance recipients can get dental services. Answers to common questions about eligibility, enrollment, MA dental providers, appointments, dental care and emergency services.

Energy Assistance for Low-Income Persons and Families - The Pennsylvania Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income people pay their heating bills through energy assistance grants.

Basic benefit and eligibility information about Food Stamps


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