**DSS Field Offices are now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

**DSS Field Offices and our staffed telephone Benefits Center (1-855-6-CONNECT or 1-855-626-6632) are closed on Wednesdays to allow our staff time to process applications, renewals and related work.

**24/7 access: Customers can access benefit and application information, at www.connect.ct.gov and www.ct.gov/dss/apply; or our automated Client Information Line at 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632). More about 24/7 access options at www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

Medicaid Nursing Home Reimbursement

Wage Increases

July 1, 2019 Nursing Home Wage Increase

July 1, 2019 Nursing Home Rate Increase Information - June 27, 2019
Frequently Asked Questions - June 27, 2019

November 1, 2018 Nursing Home Wage Increase

The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management recently approved a 2% increase on nursing home rates effective November 1, 2018. The increase will be implemented by the Department of Social Services and is specifically intended to support a permanent increase of no less than 2% to the compensation of employees directly employed by the nursing home. This page will be dedicated to providing information regarding the 2% increase.

Notice to Nursing Homes - September 17, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions #1 - September 27, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions #2 - October 12, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions #3 - November 13, 2018