Empower360 is dedicated to helping those on Medicaid get they care they deserve. if you are currently on Medicaid, we have someone in our office who can help you get signed up.

We also can also help you navigate benefits, including checking to see if you qualify for MAWD (Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities). This program lets Pennsylvanians with a disability take a job, earn more money, and still keep their medical coverage and home and community-based services.

Whatever your situation, we are here to help. Call us at 1.800.925.0611or contact us to learn more.


Empower360 has reached a contractual agreement with the UPMC Health plan to provide primary care services to UPMC for You Medicaid members.

How It Works:

  1. Apply and be approved for Medicaid at your local Department of Welfare office.

  2. Enroll in the UPMC for You Medicaid plan.

  3. Select Dr. Zane Gates at New Era Physician Services in Altoona as your primary care provider.

(New Era Physician Services is part of the Empower360 program.)

Once you do, the Empower3 Center for Health becomes your home for primary care.

  • Unlimited access to primary care: clinical, laboratory, and consultative services, as well as care coordination and comprehensive care management.

  • Appointments that take as long as necessary and as often as you need them with our staff focused on your complete well-being.

  • Additional support and counseling via telephone.

  • Personalized nutritional support and wellness counseling with our Registered Dietician.

  • Our onsite pharmacist to help answer any medication questions you have and customize the right RX for you!

  • Coming soon: Lab work right in our office to make results quick, accurate and easier for your schedule.​

The UPMC for You Medicaid plan will help you with all of your other medical needs.  Learn more…