Spina Bifida Program
The Pennsylvania Department of Health provides funding to support medical center staff who provide comprehensive medical services to children and adults with Spina Bifida. The department also provides prescription services to children and adults with Spina Bifida.
Any individual diagnosed with Spina Bifida.
Criteria for Eligibility:
To be eligible for prescription services, you must meet all of the following criteria: U.S. citizenship, Pennsylvania residency, medical confirmation of Spina Bifida, lack of monetary resources or health insurance (including Medical Assistance and Children’s Health Insurance Program). Depending on income, some families may be required to contribute to the cost of their prescriptions. If the eligible individual has prescription coverage, it must be used first.
Who to Contact:
If you would like to learn more about the Department of Health’s Spina Bifida Program, please call 717-787-2020.
Bureau of Family Health
Division of Newborn Screening and Genetics
625 Forster St.
H&W Building, 7th Floor East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17120