Department of Aging and Disability Services (ADS) field offices are closed to the public as of March 18, 2020 as a protective measure for the safety of our staff and the public. Staff are working and the agency continues to provide needed core services. In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and those we serve, we may not be able to provide certain services that do not allow for appropriate social distancing at this time. For more information on available services, please use this website or call toll-free 800-537-2549.

CHOICES (Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening)

 
 
  
CHOICES helps Connecticut’s older adults and persons with disabilities with Medicare understand their Medicare coverage and healthcare options.
 
Call CHOICES at 1-800-994-9422 to speak with a counselor in your area. (This link will bring you to a list of Area Agencies on Aging as well as a map of service areas)
 

General information

 

CHOICES Program Information Sheet

 

CHOICES Statewide Open Enrollment Flyer – Managing thru COVID-19

 

Open Enrollment/Part D Resources

 

2021 CHOICES Enrollment Guide

 

2020 CHOICES Open Enrollment Events – Statewide

 

 

Medicare Savings Program/Extra Help Resources

 

Please call CHOICES at 1-800-994-9422 for information and assistance enrolling in the Medicare Savings Program!

 

The current monthly gross income limits (effective until March 1, 2021) are:

2,617.44 single

3,535,02 couple

 

MSP Brochure – English

 

 

Medicare Supplement (“MediGap”) Resources:

 

CHOICES MediGap Rate and Benefit Chart - 10.14.2020- ENGLISH


 CHOICES MediGap Rate and Benefit Chart - 10.14.2020 – SPANISH

 

    CHOICES MediGap Rate and Benefit Chart - 10.14.20 – FRENCH


CHOICES Counselor Tools

 

SHIP TA Center – COVID-19 Toolkit

 

MSP Disclaimer for CHOICES - October 20, 2020

 

Benefits Quick Guide - Revised Oct 2020

Benefits Quick Guide without color - Revised Oct 2020

Benefits Quick Guide and Supplement Accessible Version - Revised Oct 2020

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90SAPG0068, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.