Kathleen G. Kane - Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General - Protecting Pennsylvanians

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The Health Care Section

You've heard the stories, or maybe you've lived them. A managed care organization (MCO) denying life-saving medical treatment. Health care insurers delaying payment to hospitals and doctors so long that the bill collectors are at the door. Then there's that specialist that you really need to see but the HMO says "no." Now, thanks to the Attorney General's Health Care Section , you have somewhere to turn.

Among the first of its kind in the nation, the Health Care Section helps Pennsylvanians secure the treatment they need. Operating within the Bureau of Consumer Protection, the Health Care Section aims to protect the public from unfair health care practices and help shape Pennsylvania's policies in favor of the consumer.

File a complaint with the Health Care Section

Other useful information:

The Proper Steps to Take
What will the Health Care Section Do?
How Can the Health Care Section Help Me?
Be an Informed Health Care Consumer
Health Care Section Glossary of Terms
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Your Rights Under Act 68
Your Rights Under Medicare

New Information:
For information on the Health Insurance Marketplace which launches on October 1, 2013, click here.  You can contact the Health Insurance Marketplace 24/7 by calling the toll free information number, 1-800-318-2596.

You can contact the Health Care Section at 1-717-705-6938 on weekdays from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM.  The Section also has a toll-free line, 1-877-888-4877, which operates within Pennsylvania on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 AM and 9:00 PM.