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COMPASS - Applying for Benefits Online Popular

COMPASS is a Web site that allows individuals to apply for and renew a broad range of social programs such as Health Care Coverage which includes Medical Assistance, Healthy PA Private Coverage Option (PCO), Medical Assistance for Worker’s with Disabilities, Medical Savings Program for Payment of Medical Premiums, Children’s Health Insurance Program-CHIP, & Health Insurance Marketplace.  Also via COMPASS individuals can apply and renew Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-SNAP (Food Stamps), Cash Assistance, Long Term Care, Disability, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program-LIHEAP (Seasonal availability), Free or Reduced Price School Meals & Child Care Works.

Users can allow individuals to screen themselves to determine if they are potentially eligible for a health and human service.  Once registered and logged into COMPASS the My Compass Account allows for individuals to Screen for benefits, Apply and renew benefits, Save and submit applications, Check application status, Submit documents electronically, View case information, Receive notices online, & Manage case online

Who is eligible to apply?

Anyone with Internet access can use COMPASS, whether they are applying for or renewing benefits for their own family or helping another individual.

COMPASS provides access to:

  • Medical Assistance
  • Healthy PA Private Coverage Option (PCO)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • The Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Cash Assistance
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Long Term Care
  • Home and Community-Based Programs
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • School meals programs
  • Child Care Works Program

Pennsylvania COMPASS Online Resources:


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