LIFE Armstrong County Eligibility
A person is eligible for LIFE Armstrong County if he or she is:
- 55 years of age or older
- Having difficulty managing his or her own health-related needs independently at home and meets a level of care determined by the Armstrong County Office on Aging
- Living in Armstrong County
- Able to live safely at home with our services
*Fee for the Program:
What you pay for LIFE depends on your financial situation.
If you have Medicaid, you won't pay a monthly premium for the long-term care portion of the LIFE benefit. If you don't qualify for Medicaid but you have Medicare, you'll be charged a monthly premium to cover the long-term care portion of the LIFE benefit and a premium for Medicare Part D drugs.
There is no deductible or copayment for any drug, service, or care approved by your health care team.
If you don't have Medicare or Medicaid, you can pay for LIFE privately.
LIFE enrollees must agree to receive all needed health care, including primary care and specialty physician services (other than emergency services) from LIFE and its providers. Participants may be fully and personally liable for the costs of unauthorized services or those outside of the LIFE network.
Enrollment in LIFE is voluntary and you may disenroll at any time.
To apply, call the Intake Coordinator at LIFE Armstrong County at 724-378-5400. The Intake Coordinator will explain the program and assist with completing the application process. The application process includes a review of your health situation and financial information for eligibility purposes as well as an initial evaluation of your needs. LIFE Armstrong County provides services and referrals to individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, nationality, ancestry, age, sexual preferences, handicap, disability or source of payment. LIFE Armstrong County is a member of the National PACE Association,www.PACE4you.org.