Help for CT’s uninsured

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With the recent spike in unemployment, many more Connecticut residents will be joining the thousands that were uninsured pre-COVID looking for healthcare coverage. The state has some new options to help.

Check AccessHealthCT. You may be surprised to find that you qualify for HUSKY which is comprehensive, free, and includes most Connecticut providers. You may qualify for federal discounts on insurance premiums. It’s quick and easy to find out online.

The Office of Healthcare Advocate has assembled answers to common questions about coverage with links to resources. Questions include how to continue your job-based coverage if you choose, how to transfer to a family member’s insurance, and whether you qualify for Medicare. If these don’t answer your questions, contact the Office at or call (866) 466-4446.