*Has your contact information changed? Don’t miss important news about your benefits. Please update your contact info online now! If you’re a HUSKY A, B or D member, go to www.accesshealth.ct.com and sign in to your Access Health CT User Account. If you’re a HUSKY C member, SNAP or cash assistance client, go to www.connect.ct.gov or www.mydss.ct.gov and sign in to your DSS MyAccount.

*24/7 access to DSS: You can apply for & renew services online through our ConneCT portal (www.connect.ct.gov). Get case/benefit status, view notices, report changes, download budget sheets, upload & send documents & more! Our 24/7 Client Information Line gives you access to many service & eligibility needs (1-855-626-6632). And check out MyDSS--our new mobile-friendly app--access your account anywhere, anytime, on any device (www.ct.gov/mydss).

*Our customers can access benefit and application information, 24/7, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632), except during system maintenance on Friday, 06/24/2022 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 6/25/2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., during which ConneCT/MyDSS and PWA will experience a complete outage.

Med-Connect (Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities)

Eligibility

Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities (MED-Connect or S05) is a program for those individuals who have a medically certified disability or blindness and are working for pay. 

 

Income Guidelines

Enrollees can have income up to $75,000 per year and qualify for full Medicaid/HUSKY Health coverage. Some or all the income must be from employment earnings. Only the applicant’s income counts to determine program eligibility. *

 

Asset Guidelines

Countable asset limit of $10,000 for an individual and $15,000 for a couple.

 

Additional Requirement for Medically Improved Group

Persons who have lost disability status with the Social Security Administration, but still have a severe medical impairment can continue to receive Medicaid under MED-Connect if they meet the minimum earnings criteria. Earnings must be at least 40 times the federal hourly minimum wage.  For current minimum wage information please visit Minimum Wage | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)

 

Premiums

MED-Connect beneficiaries may have to pay monthly premiums.  *Spouse’s income counted when determining monthly premium amounts. Household size affects premiums.

If countable income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) no premium cost

If countable income is over 200% FPL the premium cost is based on 10% of income above the limit. There is an exception for individuals whose net family income is between 250% and 450% of the FPL.  These individuals pay a maximum of 7.5% of their net family income.

 

For Federal Poverty Level guidelines, please visit Poverty Guidelines | ASPE (hhs.gov)