Insurance and Paying for Care
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Health Care is Within Reach

Paying for health care can be expensive. You may need to go to the doctor for a check-up, pay for prescriptions, or prepare for a new baby. We have insurance options for all Connecticut residents.

NEW! Benefit Eligibility Prescreener

Are you eligible for assistance with health insurance, utilities, food, and other critical health needs? Find out now.

Health Insurance Coverage
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HUSKY Health
HUSKY Health offers health insurance to eligible children, parents, caregivers, older adults, individuals with disabilities, and pregnant women.
  • About HUSKY 
    The HUSKY Health program covers preventative care, visits to the doctor, emergency services, and more.
  • How to Qualify 
    Children and their parents, pregnant women, people with disabilities, and low-income families may be eligible for HUSKY programs.
  • How to Apply 
    You can apply online, download and mail in an application, or apply over the phone for health coverage.
Other Health Insurance Options
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Access Health
Access Health is a marketplace for CT residents. Learn more about coverage and find a plan that’s right for you.
  • Individual Plans 
    Many companies sell private insurance, including health, dental, and life insurance. These companies can help you find coverage.
  • Medicare 
    Medicare policies help cover health care and prescriptions for residents over 65 or residents with a disability.
  • Savings Programs 
    Medicare Savings Programs may help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles, and co-insurance.
Women and Children
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Women and Children Services
Making sure women and children have the care they need is a priority. If you’re pregnant or have children, you have options for health care coverage.
  • WIC 
    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides food and breastfeeding assistance.
  • HUSKY B 
    The new HUSKY B prenatal care program offers coverage for unborn children of non-citizens.
  • CHIP 
    HUSKY B or Children’s Health Insurance Program is a free or low cost health insurance program for eligible children.
Open Enrollment
Open enrollment is the time you can shop, compare and enroll in or renew a qualified health plan or dental plan. If you experience life changes, you may qualify for a special enrollment period.