Resources - Health
Comprehensive Healthcare Center for Women with Physical Disabilities at Magee Hospital
412-641-447, Toll-free: 1-800-804-7750, PA TTY Relay Number: 1-800-462-1610 or dial 711
A designated clinical site staffed by a multidisciplinary team where women with physical disabilities can receive comprehensive health-care.
Family Hospice and Palliative Care
Family Hospice and Palliative Care provides support and care for people with life limiting illness and their families.
Federally Qualified Health Centers
Health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that serve populations with limited access to health care. These include low income populations, the uninsured, those with limited English proficiency, migrant and seasonal farmworkers, individuals and families experiencing homelessness, and those living in public housing.
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Harmarville Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
412-828-1300 or 1-877-937-7342
A medically-oriented comprehensive rehabilitation hospital providing services to severely injured and chronically disabled adults. Programs include: stroke, amputee, spinal cord, general rehabilitation, chronic pain, head injury, hand rehabilitation, and occupational health and rehabilitation services. A total person approach is used in helping patients achieve their maximum level of independence through diagnosis and treatment by a team of specialists, including medical, nursing, physical, and occupational therapies, communication skills, speech/language and audiology, social service, psychology, vocational and educational services, driver evaluation and training, recreational therapy, nutritional services, orthotics and prosthetics, home management, and patient/family education. Programs for stroke patients: mid-life program provides return-to-work services and special counseling; elder stroke program enables patients to return to a level of independence at home. Films, literature, newsletter, meeting rooms, speakers, and consultation available.
Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills. Medicaid is available only to certain low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Medicaid does not pay money to you; instead, it sends payments directly to your health care providers.
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people age 65 or older. It also covers certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease.
Partners for Accessible Healthcare for Women (PAHW)
412-648-6848, Fax: 412-692-4410
An online resource guide of accessible health care providers and facilities in the Pittsburgh area.
Pennsylvania Donated Dental Services
Provides free dental services to people with disabilities.
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Toll-free: 1-800-274-3258, Toll-free TTY: 1-866-236-6310
Monitors all legal and administrative developments that affect the disabilities community and disseminates the information in newsletters and bulletins to hundreds of disabilities advocacy groups throughout the state. PHLP provides advice and direct assistance annually to thousands of Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities through its general toll free line.
Pittsburgh Ear Associates
Pittsburgh Ear Associates provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art testing and treatment for individuals with ear diseases, hearing loss, and facial nerve or balance disorders. Tests are performed under the supervision of Douglas A. Chen, M.D., Moises A. Arriaga, M.D., and out team of audiologists certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
The Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment
Toll-free: 877-788-PACT (7228)
The Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment (PACT) provides comprehensive HIV medical care and social support services by a team of highly qualified, experienced physicians and supportive clinical staff. The program includes a pharmacist, mental health services, nutritional care, gynecological care, fiscal counseling, medication adherence counseling, and social work services.