*DSS Field Offices & telephone Benefits Center (1-855-626-6632) are open Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Tuesdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. (closed Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. on & all day Wednesdays as staff process applications, renewals & related work). Please see below for 24/7 access suggestions & www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices.

*For information & questions about your abortion rights in CT, call the CT Abortion Rights Information Line at 866-CTCHOICE.

*Did you know? HUSKY A/D/C & SNAP members can get $30/month internet discount & more through Affordable Connectivity Program.

*Don’t miss important news about your benefits: Update your contact info online now! For HUSKY A/B/D: www.accesshealth.ct.com for your Access Health CT User Account. For HUSKY C, SNAP or cash aid: www.connect.ct.gov or www.mydss.ct.gov for your DSS MyAccount.

*24/7 access to DSS: Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more! Client Information Line: 1-855-626-6632. With MyDSS, our mobile-friendly app, access your account on any device (www.ct.gov/mydss).

Medicaid State Plan Amendments

Overview

Current State Plan Amendments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  

SPA 22-W: Dental Services – Rate Increases for Adult Dental and Endodontic Services - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-Y: Clinic Reimbursement Update - Medical Clinics, Rehabilitation Clinics, and Family Planning Clinics - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-Z: Nursing Facility Reimbursement - Transition to Acuity-Based Reimbursement System - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AA: Chronic Disease Hospitals - Rate Increase for Ventilation Beds - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AB: Community First Choice - Reimbursement Updates to Implement Collective Bargaining Agreement - Personal Care Attendant Per Diem Rate Increase - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AD: Updates to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Medicaid Coverage Group for Low-Income Adults to Add Coverage of Community Violence Prevention Services - posted May 27, 2022

SPA 22-AE: October 2022 HCPCS Billing Code and Additional Reimbursement Updates to Specified Fee Schedules, Adding Monkeypox Testing and Vaccinations to Select Fee Schedules, Coverage Expansions for Naturopath Services and Behavioral Health Clinicians - posted September 27, 2022

SPA 22-AF: Updates to Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) for the Medicaid Coverage Group for Low-Income Adults – Expanding Coverage for Naturopaths and Behavioral Health Clinicians - posted September 27, 2022

SPA 22-AG: Private Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Reimbursement - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AJ: Section 1915(i) Portion of the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders - Rate Increases Related to Increase in State Minimum Wage - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-AK: Community First Choice - Reimbursement Updates to Implement Personal Care Attendant Collective Bargaining Agreement - Paid Time Off, Stipend for Portion of Attendants’ Health Insurance Premium Expenses, and One-Time Lump Sum Payment - posted June 23, 2022

SPA 22-0022: July HCPCS Updates and Other Changes - posted June 23, 2022

CT EPSDT Early Intervention Services (EIS) - 1915(b)(4) Waiver - posted May 25, 2021.

*Note: Website notices will be archived every quarter of the year. All notices are placed in the corresponding archive folder determined by the posting date.