News & Events

AUCP AmeriHealth Training

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Our AUCP AmeriHealth team participated in a two-day training at AmeriHealth Caritas Pittsburgh Headquarters earlier this week. The team was provided with intensive training and had the opportunity to do team building with AmeriHealth Caritas…

Highmark Walk 2019

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The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is coming up on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Altoona Curve Stadium! All of the proceeds raised through the walk will go towards our Community Fund to sponsor projects like the blessings mentioned above. Would…

Employees that Give Back

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Over the holiday season Hollie Orris, a AUCP service coordinator who works with AmeriHealth participants in Nursing Homes, had noticed that the residents of the Patriot Nursing Facility in Somerset, PA had a small donation tree with quite a…

Employment First

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Pennsylvania recently created the Employment First objective so participants receiving long-term services and supports have the option to work. If you are eager to work, but are not sure where to start, call your service coordinator or our…

Community Health Choices

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Community HealthChoices (CHC) coordinates your health care coverage to improve the quality of your health care experience — every participant has the opportunity to choose one of three Managed Care Organizations (MCO) including:PA Health…

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy Celebrates the Holiday Season

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We find it important to get our staff involved in the things that we do, that’s why we wanted to extend the opportunity to our staff to be involved in the Holiday Blessings.When a mother and her three young children were nominated…

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy Celebrates the Holiday Season

Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy (AUCP) celebrated the holidays by beginning a Holiday Blessings initiative to help those in their local communities and participants of AUCP.AUCP was excited to donated Christmas gifts for children, food,…

UPDATE: 1/28/19 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today warned Pennsylvanians about misinformation regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits during the partial federal government shutdown.“Misinformation…

Barb Zablotney of Windber, PA Update

In past newsletters we have introduced you to our participant, Barb Zablotney, that won the 2018 Ms. Wheelchair Pennsylvania title back in March.This past July, Barb traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to compete in the Ms. Wheelchair…

7 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Cold Weather

As cold weather approaches, there are several things you can do around the house to make sure you and your family stay warm and safe all winter. These seven steps can ensure your house will be in top shape for whatever winter brings.Protect…

New Testing Instrument Can Diagnose Concussions

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), commonly called concussions, on the spot and within minutes and requiring only a single drop of blood….Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Online Voter Registration (OVR)

 Governor Tom Wolf marked the third anniversary of the inauguration of on line voter registration (OVR) in the commonwealth. The reform has made it easier and more convenient for Pennsylvanians to register to vote.Since Aug.…

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