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News & Publications

November 3, 2020 - Hartford, CT - Open enrollment for next year's healthcare policies has started. If you are Medicare eligible, the deadline to enroll is December 7th. For regular healthcare policies, the open enrollment period runs through December 15th. You must enroll by these deadlines. There have been extensions in the past but do not count on them this year. As always, the Office of Healthcare Advocate is here to help. Call our experts for all your healthcare needs, questions, coverage denials or other issues. Here are some helpful links:


July 24, 2020 - Hartford, CT - The Office of the Healthcare Advocate salutes the passage of the insulin cost caps bill during the July special session, and calls for further action to protect consumers from the high cost of lifesaving medication.

June 2, 2020 - Hartford, CT - The Office of the Healthcare Advocate creates a new web portal to assist consumers who may have lost their health coverage due to the COVID-19 pandemic or economic shutdown.

March 17, 2020 - Hartford, CT–Consumers faced strong headwinds in both health care cost and access according to the 2019 annual report from the State of Connecticut Office of Healthcare Advocate (OHA). Despite those challenges, the OHA was still able to achieve more than $6 million in savings while helping more than 4,000 consumers.

August 6, 2019ACA Proposed Regulatory Changes Will Erode LGBTQ Protections


OHA Newsletter 

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Community Newsletters

April 27, 2020 - Hartford Healthcare - Staying Healthy, Body & Mind during COVID-19

OHA Advisory Board Documents

Annual Report