AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania encourages you to get the right preventive/routine care you need. It is important that you and your family get this care to avoid getting sick. Please go to the following areas to learn more:
Your dentist will give you regular checkups and take care of your dental care. Members who are eligible for dental services can get a routine dental exam and cleaning once every 6 months.*
All AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania members are eligible for a routine eye exam. Call your eye doctor to schedule an eye exam.
- Your primary care practitioner (PCP)
When you join AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania, you choose a PCP. Your PCP oversees your health care. He or she is responsible for taking care of your health and, when necessary, arranging care for you from other health care providers.
- Special tests for women
AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania covers mammograms for all women when it is ordered by the doctor. Pap tests are also covered for all women.
- Copay schedule (PDF)
What you will need to pay for different types of services you might need.
- Care for your children — EPSDT
This special health care program is called Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT). EPDST was made to make sure that children get the health care they need.
*Not everyone is eligible for these services. Please call Member Services to find out if you are eligible.
Colon and rectal cancer (colorectal cancer) is the third leading cause of cancer death. According to the American Cancer Society, adults without symptoms should start colorectal screenings at age 50. Regular testing helps find colorectal cancer early and makes it easier to treat.
If you cannot find what you are looking for on our website, please take a look at our member handbook or call Member Services at 1-888-991-7200. Our representatives are there to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Get a few quick tips about keeping your condition in check. Check out the Health Shelf in the member portal. Sign up. Log on. Stay connected.