Get Help Applying for Insurance Coverage; Contact The Wright Center’s Enrollment Assisters

SCRANTON, PA. (Sept. 21, 2021) – The Wright Center for Community Health announces that its Enrollment Assisters are now available to help individuals sign up for appropriate health insurance coverage, gaining a financial safety net and greater access to care.

Get free, no-pressure and unbiased enrollment information. Call our Enrollment Department at 570-591-5253. Or send an email to Please include your full name, phone number and place of residence (city, borough or township).

  • Immediately: You can connect with our team today for assistance in enrolling in programs such as Medicaid, which is for eligible adults, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which is for kids and teenagers.
  • Beginning in September: Seniors (ages 65 and older) can talk with our team about the Medicare Low Income Subsidy (LIS) program, which helps certain people with Medicare pay for prescription drugs.
  • Between Nov. 1, 2021, and Jan. 15, 2022: You can participate in open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace, choosing from a variety of insurance products accessible to Pennsylvania residents through an online exchange known as “Pennie.” Our team can help you understand and navigate the choices. (Of course, if you suddenly lose your employer-sponsored coverage or otherwise find yourself without insurance, don’t wait to contact us. You might qualify for a special enrollment period.)

Enrollment Assisters at The Wright Center’s primary care practices in Northeast Pennsylvania, as well as at other health centers and medical facilities, are trained to help people identify and enroll in affordable coverage options. Contact us with your questions. Did you know, for example, that benefits under Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance (aka Medicaid) program might be available to you, even if you were denied in the past?  

Gain peace of mind in knowing that you, and your family members, have health insurance coverage that fits your needs and budget.

At The Wright Center, which is a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike, all patients are provided access to care regardless of ability to pay. If you are not insured or lack adequate insurance, you might be eligible for our Sliding Fee Discount Program, which allows us to reduce fees for eligible patients, depending on household income and family size. Visit Sliding Fee Scale – The Wright Center for more information.

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