Pregnancy care provided through the Healthy Beginnings Plus Program is free for pregnant people who meet the eligibility requirements. Income and family size criteria must be met to qualify for medical assistance coverage for maternity care under the Medical Assistance Program.

 2019-2020 Healthy Beginnings Plus Income Eligibility Guidelines

Effective July 1, 2019 Gross income before taxes

Family SizeWeekly (Approximate)Monthly (Approximate)Annually
For each additional family member, add:1596918,288

If a parent to be is currently uninsured, Medical Assistance income guidelines are higher for pregnant people than for the general population. Many people may be eligible and not realize it. The staff at MFHS Circle of Care can help to complete the application.

Other accepted insurances include:
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan Family
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Ameri-Health Northeast
  • Medical Assistance