Community HealthChoices (CHC) is coming in January 2020.

Community HealthChoices (CHC) is coming in January 2020.

beginning 2020

The counties included in the third and final phase of the program’s implementation are:

  • Lehigh/Capital Zone: Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fulton, Franklin, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, Perry, York.
  • Northeast Zone: Bradford, Carbon, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Schuykill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming.
  • Northwest Zone: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren.

What you need to know:

CHC information for providers or participants can be found at The website will be updated as events are scheduled, so please check back often.

Click here to take our online trainings and read CHC fact sheets.

Access a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about CHC by clicking here.

Contact a CHC managed care organization (CHC-MCO) to become part of their provider network:

AmeriHealth Caritas | Phone: 1-800-521-6007  email:

Pennsylvania Health & Wellness | Phone: 1-844-626-6813  email:

UPMC Community HealthChoices | Phone: 1-844-860-9303  email:

Sign up and encourage your peers to subscribe to CHC emails here. By signing up, you will receive regular communications regarding CHC distributed from the Office of Long-Term Living.

Here’s a schedule of what’s coming in 2019

Late Spring/Early Summer 2019

Save the date for our upcoming provider summits in the Northeast, Northwest, and Lehigh/Capital zones. These summits are educational conferences specifically for providers to learn more about CHC. More information regarding times and locations coming soon!

Lehigh/Capital Zone

Monday, May 13: Harrisburg Area Community College

Tuesday, May 14: Shippensburg University

Wednesday, May 15: Kutztown University

Thursday, May 16 (Transportation Session Only): Kutztown University

Northwest Zone

Monday, May 20: Edinboro University

Tuesday, May 21: Lock Haven University

Wednesday, May 22: University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Thursday, May 23 (Transportation Session Only): University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Northeast Zone

Tuesday, June 4: East Stroudsburg University

Wednesday, June 5: University of Scranton

Thursday, June 6: Bloomsburg University

Friday, June 7 (Transportation Session Only): Bloomsburg University

Summer 2019

An introductory flyer will be sent to participants identified within the CHC population. View the flyer by clicking here.

Fall 2019

  • Notices and enrollment packets will be mailed to participants.
  • Information on the LIFE program will be sent to potentially eligible participants.
  • Informational sessions will be held for participants to learn about CHC and how to select a CHC-MCO.

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