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Connecticut Medicaid (Husky Health) Benefits

Husky Health is Connecticut’s Medicaid program, providing health coverage to eligible low-income Connecticut residents.

Husky Health is Connecticut's Medicaid program. It provides health coverage to low-income residents, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

Program Name Husky Health
Expanded Medicaid Yes
Website https://portal.ct.gov/HUSKY
Phone 800-221-3943
Apply Online Apply for Services
Appeal a Denial Medicaid Fair Hearings
Find a Local Office Field Office Locations

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Connecticut Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Connecticut, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
  • Blind
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
  • Be 65 years of age or older

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $17,131
2 $23,169
3 $29,207
4 $35,245
5 $41,284
6 $47,322
7 $53,360
8 $59,398

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Ambulatory surgery Hospital stays
Audiology services Laboratory tests
Behavioral health services Maternity care
Dental services Non-emergency transportation
Dialysis Orthotic and prosthetic devices
Doctor visits Occupational therapy
Durable medical equipment Pharmacy (medications)
Emergency care Physical rehabilitation
Family planning services Preventive care
Hearing aids Smoking cessation services
Home health care Vision care
Hospice services Women’s health care
Hospital outpatient care X-rays and other radiology services

Copayments

Most Medicaid recipients in Connecticut do not pay deductibles or copayments, though some enrollees in a smaller Medicaid-funded program may pay a premium based on their income.

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