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If you have a myCOMPASS PA account need help logging into your account, we can help. In this post, we will walk you through the Login process. Currently, if you do not have an account, see how to create a myCOMPASS PA account. If you already have an account, follow the steps below to login. If you have forgotten your username or password, there are instructions below on how to reset your password or retrieve your username.

This post will cover:

    • MyCOMPASS PA Account Features
    • MyCOMPASS PA Login Help
    • Retrieve Username and Password
    • MyCOMPASS PA Mobile Application

MyCOMPASS PA Account Features

Having a myCOMPASS PA account gives you the ability to perform the following functions online:

  • Learn about benefits and see if you qualify
  • Apply for benefits and renew existing benefits
  • Manage your benefits
  • Connect to other benefits that aren’t available on COMPASS

Benefits you can access through COMPASS include:

  • Health Care Coverage
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid for Former Foster Care Youth
  • Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD)
  • Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Food Stamps)
  • Cash Assistance (TANF)
  • Long Term Living Services – Home and Community Based
  • Long Term Living Services – Nursing Home and Related Facilities
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Free or Reduced Price School Meals
  • Child Care Works


Here are the steps you need to take to login to your myCOMPASS account.

Step 1 – Visit COMPASS PA site

The First step is to visit the PA COMPASS website. Click here to be taken there. Once there, Click on “LOGIN/REGISTER” at the top as shown below:

" Login Help"

You will be taken to a page like the one below.

" Login Help"

Step 2 – Enter Your Login Information

Click on the Login/Register link. The next page is where you will have to enter your “Username” and “Password” to log in as shown below.

If you have forgotten your username or password, continue reading below for steps on how to retrieve your username or reset your password.

" Login"

Retrieve Username and Password

If you forgot your password or username, click on the appropriate selection on the login page in step 1 above and follow the instructions below:

" Login - forgot username and password"

Forgot Username

To retrieve your username, you will be required to provide the following information:

      • First Name
      • Last Name
      • Date of Birth
      • Email Address/E-form Number, MCI/Medicaid/EBT Card Number or Social Security Number

" Login Forgot username"

Once you enter the information, click “Submit” to retrieve your username.

Forgot password

To retrieve your password, enter your username and click “Continue” to complete the steps in retrieving your password.

" Login Forgot Password"

MyCOMPASS PA Mobile Application

For MyCOMPASS PA account holders, there is also a mobile application that is available via the Apple Appstore for iPhones or the Android Google Play Store for Android devices.

Watch the video below for details about the exciting benefits and how easy and convenient it is to use the myCOMPASS PA mobile application.

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If you have any questions or experience any issues while using PA Compass, call the Department of Public Welfare Helpline toll-free at 1-800-692-7462 (1-800-451-5886 TDD number for individuals with hearing impairments) or your local county assistance office.

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