Refugee Health Coverage and Care Information in Pennsylvania Found Here!

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Refugee Health Program (RHP) webpage provides a program overview and important resources. The RHP works with commonwealth-selected Community Health Centers and other providers to ensure that all refugees receive an initial health assessment to identify and treat health conditions or health-related issues that could get in the way of successful resettlement. The RHP also works with statewide partners to develop and implement health promotion programs that educate and empower refugees in taking charge of their own health. Connecting refugees to care and coverage is important. If a refugee is not eligible for Medical Assistance, the County Assistance Offices will determine eligibility for Refugee Medical Assistance for up to 12 months after their date of entry. RMA provides short-term medical coverage with benefits similar to Medicaid to refugees ineligible for Medicaid. For additional resources visit the PA Refugee Resettlement Program Webpage or email