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  • HUSKY Health (Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program)

    HUSKY Health is the State of Connecticut’s public health coverage program for eligible children, parents, relative caregivers, elders, individuals with disabilities, adults without dependent children, and pregnant women.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD

    Effective January 1, 2015, the Department of Social Services expanded its coverage of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluation and treatment services for Medicaid enrolled members (HUSKY A, C, or D) under the age of 21 for whom ASD services are medically necessary.

  • Long-Term Services and Supports

    Long-Term Services and Supports benefit eligibility is one of the most complex areas of Medicaid.  Because Medicaid is a program for the poor or near-poor, there is a rigorous eligibility determination process, in part to help ensure that applicants are not attempting to gain benefits by inappropriate divesting of assets. 

  • Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities

    The Department administers programs which promote social, physical and economic well-being while providing people with disabilities with opportunities to achieve their full potential for self-direction. The Department works closely with an advisory council comprised primarily of people with disabilities which makes recommendations to improve the planning, development and administration of programs. 

  • Medicare Savings Program

    The State of Connecticut offers financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees through our 'Medicare Savings Programs.' These programs may help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance. More people are eligible now than ever before, as a result of a change in state law. Specifically, the state has raised the income-eligibility limits and eliminated the asset reporting requirement.