Healthcare and Insurance

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  • Insurance Consumer FAQs

    The Connecticut Insurance Department has identified six categories about which consumers most often have questions and the frequently asked questions for each topic. Categories are Regarding Repairs to Your Vehicle, Mental Health Benefits in Connecticut, Healthcare Reform, Homeowner's Insurance, COBRA and Long-term Care Insurance.

    Agency: Department of Insurance
  • Living Services

    The State of Connecticut offers a variety of services to help eligible individuals who need support to live at home or to return to community living. Many of the programs are administered under a Medicaid ‘waiver,’ meaning that Connecticut has received federal approval to waive certain Medicaid requirements to meet the service needs of older adults and adults with disabilities in the community.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Long-Term Care

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby and Office of Policy and Management Undersecretary Anne Foley, announced the release of Connecticut’s Strategic Plan to Rebalance Long-Term Services and Supports, including a town-by-town projection of Connecticut’s long-term care needs and strategies to meet those needs, on January 29, 2013.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Long-Term Support for Family Caregivers

    Support to help family caregivers find services for their loved ones. Provides an array of services like information, referrals to support groups and short term respite in the home to help relieve caregiver stress.

    Agency: State Unit on Aging
  • Medicaid State Plan Amendments

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

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Medicare Fraud Prevention Information

    Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program - recruits and trains volunteers to educate seniors to protect themselves against health care fraud, consumer scams, detection of fraudulent activities and assists with reporting suspected health care fraud to appropriate entities.

    Agency: State Unit on Aging
  • Medicare Savings Program

    The State of Connecticut offers financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees through our 'Medicare Savings Programs.' These programs may help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Money Follows the Person

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Money Follows the Person Program

    Money Follows the Person is a Federal demonstration project dedicated to assuring Connecticut residents access to a full range of high quality, long-term care options that maximize autonomy, choice and dignity.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • MyPlaceCT

    My Place CT helps individuals understand how to access long-term care services and supports. The portal includes a website and call center, as well as career opportunities for caregivers. It asks consumers about their needs and shows how they can pay for care and also lists housing, long-term care insurance and transportation options.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)

    Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) is an important benefit for Medicaid members who need to get to and from Medicaid-covered medical services but have no means of transportation.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Office of the Healthcare Advocate

    The Office of the Healthcare Advocate can assist Connecticut residents with their healthcare coverage. Find information about enrollment into healthcare coverage, understanding the referral or pre-authorization process or assistance with the appeal/grievance procedures here.

    Agency: Office of the Healthcare Advocate
  • Pharmacy Commission

    The Pharmacy Commission has jurisdiction over pharmacy practice in Connecticut and approves the licensure and registration of pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns and non-resident pharmacies. The Commission posts the monthly meeting agenda and minutes to the Department of Consumer Protection website.

    Agency: Department of Consumer Protection
  • Special for Service Partners

    Welcome to our online toolkit for partners in service to Connecticut residents eligible for the HUSKY Health program. We hope you find this content informative and useful in helping clients access and maintain eligibility.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • The CHOICES Program

    Connecticut's program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening. This program provides information to persons age 60 and older as well as to people with disabilities, and is comprised of both staff, in-kind professionals from local service agencies and volunteers.

    Agency: State Unit on Aging