Act 62 Resources

Act 62 is in effect as of July 1, 2009. All updates on how this effects HealthChoices and commercial providers' interactions with Community Care will be posted here as soon as they become available.

For the latest general information on Act 62 for providers, families, and members, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare website at

HealthChoices Provider Information
Act 62 Frequently Asked Questions
July 19, 2010
Here are the answers to questions frequently asked by HealthChoices providers regarding Act 62.
Coverage and Billing Update
July 1, 2009
As of today, you must collect the benefit year begin date for all members who are covered under Act 62.

Commercial Provider Information
Behavioral Health Care Management Update
October 24, 2011
Community Care Behavioral Health Organization will be providing care management for the behavioral health services of UPMC Health Plan members under the age of 21 who have Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  This will be done under the coordination of the UPMC Health Plan’s staff who are managing the physical health care needs of this population.