*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).

Office of Legal Counsel, Regulations and Administrative Hearings (OLCRAH)

The Legal Unit

The attorneys in the DSS’ Legal Unit act as Hearing Officers for hearings that are mandated by statute for providers whose medical services are funded, in part, by Medicaid.  These hearings include the following types of hearings:

  • Audit appeals in accordance with section 17b-99(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes;
  • Rate appeals in accordance with section 17b-238(b) of the Connecticut General Statues;
  • Electronic Health Record Incentive Program appeals in accordance with section 17b-34 of the Connecticut General Statutes and section 17b-34-8 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies;
  • Appeals of proposed penalties or recoupments by nursing homes in accordance with section 19a-537a(4) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

These hearings are held in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 4-166 to -181, inclusive, and any other specific provisions contained in applicable statutes and regulations.