Renewing your
Medicaid benefits

Get ready to renew Medicaid benefits for you or your child. The
process is simple — you can complete it in three easy steps.
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    Step 1

    Keep an eye out for your renewal packet from the County Assistance Office. It contains the forms you’ll need to fill out. 

    If you want to get a head start, you can renew online 60 days before your due date. Visit or use the myCOMPASS PA mobile app to find your renewal date.

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    Step 2

    Gather the paperwork you’ll need to help determine if you qualify for Medicaid coverage. 

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    Step 3

    Complete and submit your forms and documents. If you waited for your renewal packet, you can do this by:

    • Going online and visiting
    • Calling 1-866-550-4355 — a rep will work with you to complete your renewal.
    • Mailing your packet to the County Assistance Office.
    • Dropping it off in person.
Make sure everything is completed and submitted by your renewal date.

If you have any questions, we can help.
Call 1-866-550-4355 or visit You can also call us at 1-844-381-0003 (TTY 711).

If you or your child are no longer eligible for Medicaid, you have options.

Your eligibility information will be provided by Pennie®, PA's official health insurance marketplace (ACA), and you will recieve a letter with your Pennie account, available savings, and a shopping deadline. To avoid a gap in coverage, enroll within the first 60 days.
For CHIP plans, your child could qualify for free or low-cost coverage depending on your household size and income.
Highmark and its affiliated companies offer plenty of other low-cost plans to choose from. Both our individual and family plans through Pennie and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plans offer affordable coverage and great benefits.