Applying for Medical Assistance

There are different ways to apply for Medical Assistance (MA).  Please choose the option that suits you best.  If you do not know whether you are eligible, you may still apply.


1. Online:  Using the COMPASS website, you may apply for MA and many other services which will help you make ends meet.


2. Telephone:  Call the Consumer Service Center for Health Care Coverage at 1-866-550-4355.


3. In-Person:  To visit the Bucks County County Assistance Office (CAO), go directly to:  


Bucks County Assistance Office 

1214 Veterans Highway

Bristol, PA 19007, USA


4. On Paper:  Download an application and send it to your local CAO.  If you need help completing the application form,                              a CAO staff member can help you.  Click on one of the following links to download an application.




How to Contact the Bucks County Assistance Office 


The Bucks County Assistance Office is a Medicaid office you can apply at in Bristol.  You need to legally reside in Pennsylvania in order to apply for benefits at this facility. 


Even after you apply for Medicaid benefits in Pennsylvania, you may need to go to the Bucks County Assistance Office to speak with program workers.  You may do this by using the following information: 


Bucks County Assistance Office
1214 Veterans Highway

Bristol, PA 19007


Call Toll-Free: 1-800-362-1291
Phone: 215-781-3300
LIHEAP: 215-781-3393 or 1-800-616-6481
Fax: 215-781-3438