Healthy Beginnings Plus Consumer Information

Healthy Beginnings Plus is Pennsylvania’s effort to assist low-income, pregnant women who are eligible for Medical Assistance in having a positive prenatal care experience. Healthy Beginnings Plus expands maternity services that can be reimbursed by the Medical Assistance Program. The intent of Healthy Beginnings Plus is to render services that meet women’s psychosocial needs in addition to rendering traditional medical/obstetric services. Pregnant clients may elect to participate in Healthy Beginnings Plus or receive their prenatal care in the traditional Medical Assistance system.

Consumer Information:

If you are a consumer, please note that the Healthy Beginnings Plus Program is part of Medical Assistance and there is no special application to qualify for this program.

To enroll in this program you must:

  • Be determined eligible for Medical Assistance (MA)
  • Be pregnant
  • Receive maternity services from one of the Healthy Beginnings Plus enrolled providers

 If you wish to apply for Medical Assistance please click on this link:

Healthy Beginnings Plus - Current Providers List
Family Planning 
Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Program

Provider Information