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HUSKY Health and Medicaid


The Department of Social Services administers many programs designed to assist Connecticut residents in meeting their health and medical care needs.

HUSKY Health encompasses Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. HUSKY Health offers medical coverage to eligible children, parents, relative caregivers, elders, individuals with disabilities, adults without dependent children and pregnant women. The program provides a comprehensive health care benefit package, including preventive care, primary care, specialist visits, hospital care, behavioral health services, dental services and prescription medications. 

HUSKY Health encompasses:  

- HUSKY A: Medicaid for children/parents/relative caregivers/pregnant women

- HUSKY B: Non-Medicaid Children’s Health Insurance Program

- HUSKY C: Medicaid for the Aged/Blind/Disabled, also known as Title 19. HUSKY C includes Long-Term Care Services and Supports (LTSS). Please visit the CT Department of Social Services website to find out more about LTSS.  

Take the CT Long Term Services and Supports Pre-Screen to find out if there are programs that may meet your LTSS needs or the needs of a loved one. 

- HUSKY D: Medicaid for low-income adults without children

Learn more. For an overview of Husky Health, please visit the HUSKY Health website. Eligibilty for HUSKY/Medicaid and other health care programs is based on assets and incomes. Please visit the ConneCT website to find out if you might qualify financially. Please visit “How to Apply” on the CT Department of Social Services website.

Date Modified: 11/08/2017

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