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Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Overview
The Berks County Medical assistance Office is responsible for the administration of the Berks County Medical Assistance program. The office is located at 645 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19601. The telephone number is 610-478-6000.
The mission of the Berks County Medical Assistance Office is to provide quality medical assistance services to eligible Berks County residents in a courteous and professional manner.
Services provided by the Berks County Medical Assistance Office include:
-Determining eligibility for medical assistance
-Authorizing medical assistance benefits
-Monitoring use of medical assistance benefits
– Investigating reports of fraud or abuse in the medical assistance program
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Services
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is responsible for providing medical assistance services to eligible county residents. Services include screening and enrollment, determining eligibility, and providing case management and care coordination. The office also provides education and outreach to the community, as well as advocacy on behalf of eligible individuals and families.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Eligibility
In order to be eligible for medical assistance through Berks County, applicants must meet certain financial and non-financial criteria. Applicants must be residents of Berks County, U.S. citizens or legal residents, and must fall below certain income levels. In addition, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
-Parents or caretakers of a dependent child under 19 years of age
-Aged, blind, or disabled
-Recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – How to Apply
It’s easy to apply for medical assistance in Berks County. You can do it online, by mail, or in person at your local Berks County Medical Assistance Office. Here’s how:
You can apply online at the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services website. Just create an account and fill out the application. Once you’re done, you’ll be able to track your application and see if you’re approved.
If you want to apply by mail, you can download an application from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services website or pick one up at your local Berks County Medical Assistance Office. Once you have the application, fill it out and return it to:
Berks County Medical Assistance Office
P.O. Box 1295
Reading, PA 19603-1295
You can also apply in person at your local Berks County Medical Assistance Office. Just bring your completed application and any supporting documentation with you when you come in.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Contact Information
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is located at 645 Pennsylvania Avenue in Reading, PA. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
The office can be reached by phone at 610-478-6000.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Hours of Operation
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Directions
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is located at 633 Court Street, Reading, PA.
From the West:
Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 286 (Lancaster). Follow signs for US 222 South. Take the US 222 South ramp to Ephrata/Reading. Merge onto US-222 S/US-322 E. Use the right lane to take the PA-272 exit toward Adamstown/Ephrata. Merge onto W Newport Rd. Turn right onto PA-272 S/W Main St. Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on PA-272 S/W Main St (signs for Myerstown). Turn left at N Reading Rd/PA-272 S. Continue to follow PA-272 S for 3 miles into Womelsdorf Borough. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit and stay on PA-272 S for another 0.5 miles into Bernville Borough where it becomes W Noblestown Rd (following signs for Bernville). The office will be on your right just past Bernville Fire Company #1, Lancaster Avenue will be on your left and a large parking lot will be on your left after you pass Lancaster Avenue (approximately 4 hours from Pittsburgh).
Take I-81 North towards Harrisburg International Airport/Hershey. Take exit 80A towards Campbelltown/Lebanon. Use any lane to merge onto I-283 N toward Hershey (partially toll road). I-283 N becomes US 322 E (partially toll road). Merge onto US 322 E toward Hershey via Exit 3B toward Harrisburg Pike E (toll road). Keep right at the fork in the ramp and merge onto Jonestown Rd/PA 743 N via Exit 46C toward Hersheypark Stadium (toll road). Turn slightly right to stay on Jonestown Rd/PA 743 N for 0.1 miles and turn left at Cocoa Ave for 0.4 miles and then turn slightly right at Hampton Inn Dr for 262 feet, then turn slight right at Hersheypark Dr(signs for Parking Lots)/PA 743 N and continue straight through 2 traffic circles staying on Hersheypark Dr(signs for Parking Lots)/PA 743N crossing over Spring Creek and then make a slightright turn staying on Hersheypark Dr(signs fro Parking Lots)/PA 743 N and then make a slightright again continuing on Hersheypark Dr(signs fro Parking Lots)/PA 743N passing under Interstate 76E/US 322E and then bear right staying on Hersheypark Drive(signs ofr Parking Lots)/PA 743N passingg under Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension heading into Hershey Park where you pay your parking fee ($15 cash only)and park in public parking lot #2 if possible as it is closest to Chocolate World entrance which is our final destination but also feel free Mark Twain Circle as a good alternativeand walk from there (£0.50 per person – children 3 years old and younger are free – season passes are not accepted as payment – exact change is required) or take complimentary shuttle bus inside park heading towards Chocolate World marked with an “All Destinations” sign in front windshield of bus – get off bus at Chocolate World – enter building – descend escalator – upon reaching bottom of escalator enter Willy Wonka’s Great American Chocolate Factory exhibit area where you pay admission fee ($13 per person – children 2 years old and younger are free) buy your tour tickets ($5 per person) go through security lines receive your audio tour devices ($3 per person rental fee which is refunded when audio tour device is returned at end of tour), watch a short film about chocolate making process, board tour vehicles outside exhibit area, put on safety glasses provided by guide, hold tight while vehicle moves through factory past various stations where workers are creating chocolate products by hand using methods similar to those used over 100 years ago – return safety glasses & audio tour devices before exiting exhibit area – ascend escalator returning you back upstairs into lobby where you can buy souvenirs in gift shops or visit Cafe Swissfor lunch or dinner before leaving building($7-$25 per entree depending upon menu choices)
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Parking
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is located at 611 Penn Street in Reading, Pennsylvania. Parking is available in the rear of the building.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Accessibility
The Berks County Medical Assistance Office is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for people with disabilities. If you have difficulty accessing any content, feature or functionality on our website, please call our office at 610-478-6363 ext. 3200 and let us know the nature of your accessibility issue and your contact information. We will make all reasonable efforts to address your accessibility needs within three business days.
Berks County Medical Assistance Office – Frequently Asked Questions
What is medical assistance?
Medical assistance (MA) is a program that helps pay for medical care for qualified low-income individuals and families. The MA program is also known as Medicaid.
How do I qualify for medical assistance?
To qualify for medical assistance, you must meet certain income and resource guidelines. Income includes money that you earn from working, as well as money from other sources such as Social Security benefits. Resources include things like cash, bank accounts, land, and personal property.
What types of medical care does medical assistance cover?
MA covers a wide range of medical services including doctor visits, hospital stays, mental health care, prescriptions, and more.
How do I apply for medical assistance?
You can apply for medical assistance by completing an application at your local Berks County Medical Assistance office.