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Health Insurance Participation

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Patients who have any questions or concerns about participating insurances are encouraged to call the Insurance Verification Team for assistance, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 610-378-2121.

It is important for patients to understand the benefit coverage under their specific plan with any restrictions. Questions on your benefit health coverage are best answered directly by your employer or insurance plan.

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center has contracts with the following insurance plans/networks (Revised 10/18/16)


Commercial Contracted Plans

  • Aetna
  • Alliance PPO (MAMSI)
  • AmeriHealth Administrators
  • AmeriHealth HMO & PPO
  • Berkshire Health Partners
  • Blue Ridge
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Coventry Health
  • Devon Health Services
  • First Health
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Health America/Health Assurance Advantra
    Including Advantra HMO and PPO
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Independent Administrators
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Keystone Health Plan Central
  • MultiPlan
  • Personal Choice
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
    UPMC FOR KIDS
    UPMC FOR YOU
  • USA MCO
  • Valley Preferred

Medicare Advantage Contracted Plans: HMOs, PPOs, & PFFS

  • Aetna Golden & Golden Choice
  • Advantra Freedom, Silver, Gold and PPO
  • Freedom Blue
  • Geisinger Gold
  • Humana Choice, Choice PPO and Gold Choice PFFS
  • Keystone 65
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Senior Blue HMO & PPO
  • Today’s Option PPO & PFFS
  • Geisinger MSA Reserve

Medicare Advantage Contracted Special Need Plans (Dual Eligible)

  • Gateway Medicare Assured

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

  • Keystone Health Plan Central
  • Highmark Blue Shield PPO Plus
  • UPMC Health Plan for Kids

Medicaid Contracted HMOs

  • AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Keystone First Health Plan formally known as Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan for You

The Medical Center also accepts traditional Medicare, Medical Assistance, and all Indemnity health insurance plans.


Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center Non Participating Insurances

  • AETNA BETTER HEALTH (Medicaid Product)
  • AETNA BETTER HEALTH FOR KIDS
  • BRAVO HEALTH
  • HEALTH PARTNERS (Medicaid Product out of Philadelphia)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE EVERCARE
  • Highmark Blue Shield – Special Care (ID#ZAJ)
  • Health First (Medicare Replacement Product)
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    United Healthcare Community Plan for Families (Medicaid) DUHCFAM
    United Healthcare Community Plan for Kids (CHIP) DUHCKIDS
    United Healthcare Dual Complete (Medicare/Medicaid) DUHCMDUAL
    United Healthcare Medicare Complete (Medicare) DUHCMCR