What is Access Health CT
Access Health CT is Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace, established to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), increase the number of insured residents in Connecticut, promote positive health outcomes, lower costs, and eliminate health …
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Online Account Access
(Just Now) Online Account with Access Health CT. Having an online account can make managing your application easier. We encourage you to set up an online account when you apply through Access Health CT, and we are here to help you link your current application with your new online account.
Financial Help and Low/No-Cost Programs
(4 days ago) Access Health CT is the only place where you can qualify for financial help to lower your health insurance costs or, if eligible, enroll into free or low-cost coverage through HUSKY Health (Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program). Before you begin an application, you can use the Compare Plans tool to enter some basic information about
Access Health CT Support
(2 days ago) Access Health CT Help Center. Main Navigation. Español; Contact Us. If you still have questions, please click here. Contact Us. If you still have questions or prefer to get help directly from an agent, please submit a request. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Your email address Subject Description.
Covered Connecticut Program
(5 days ago) As of July 1, 2021, some Connecticut residents that meet specific eligibility requirements are paying $0 for their health insurance coverage through Access Health CT, thanks to the new Covered Connecticut Program created by the State of Connecticut.. The State of Connecticut will pay the customer’s portion of the monthly payment (premium) directly to their insurance company (Anthem
Exemptions based on Affordability
(8 days ago) An exemption for hardship/affordability is still required for those individuals over the age of 30 looking to purchase a catastrophic health plan. Hardship exemptions can still be requested through the Exchange for 2017, 2018, 2019, or 2020. Hardship exemptions may be granted for various reasons, including: Bankruptcy. Eviction. Natural Disaster.
How do I cancel coverage
(9 days ago) Requests to end your coverage must go through Access Health CT directly. These requests cannot be processed by your insurance company. You can cancel your QHP coverage by calling us at 855-805-4325, or if you have an online account you can cancel your health insurance coverage by signing in and clicking "End Coverage" under Quick Links.
Husky Health Coverage for COVID-19 Testing
(6 days ago) HUSKY Health is administered by the Department of Social Services in partnership with Access Health CT, our state’s health insurance marketplace. **NEW!** HUSKY Health offers limited coverage that will pay for COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing and a visit with your doctor or medical provider to decide if you need to be tested for COVID-19. This
Nationwide public health emergency & HUSKY benefit
(2 days ago) A nationwide public health emergency is in effect. On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law. One of the benefits of this law is it allowed the State of Connecticut to extend Medicaid and CHIP (“HUSKY Health”) coverage in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, individuals who were enrolled in HUSKY Health on or after March 18, 2020 …
Income Used on Application
(5 days ago) When you apply for healthcare coverage through Access Health CT, we may ask you to provide your current monthly and yearly income. Current month’s income is used to determine eligibility for Medicaid (known as Husky A and Husky D) and the Children's Health Insurance Program (known as CHIP or Husky B). Yearly income is used to determine
(7 days ago) Access Health CT, P.O. Box 670 Manchester, CT 06045-0670 What Should I Do if my Documents Fail the Verification Process? If we can’t confirm what you attested to in your application from the document you submit, then we will alert you that the document failed verification, and we will request that you re-submit your documentation again.
How do I renew coverage during the Annual Open Enrollment
(7 days ago) Don’t miss out on the chance to save on health insurance in 2022 with newly available financial help. Due to changes in federal law, more people than ever before qualify for help paying for health insurance coverage - even those who weren’t eligible in the past. Access Health CT encourages all customers to shop and compare plans this year.
I'm no longer eligible for Medicaid or CHIP. What are my
(Just Now) If you were previously enrolled in Medicaid /HUSKY Health coverage and need to renew your coverage, you may still be eligible for Medicaid. You can re enroll in a QHP, Medicaid or CHIP through Access Health CT - online or over the phone at 1-855-805-4325.
Enrollment -Contact AHCT
(2 days ago) For any enrollment or general questions, please call Access Health CT at 1-855-805-4325. If you have questions about your monthly bill or insurance benefits, you should contact your insurance company. (Their phone number is located on the back of your insurance card) Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Connecticare. 1-800-251-7722 Anthem
(7 days ago) Yes. Coverage for those with pre-existing health conditions was one of the big changes made possible by the Federal Government's Affordable Care Act. As of 2014, you cannot be denied coverage or charged more for medical coverage just because you have a pre-existing health condition.
How do I renew coverage during the
(3 days ago) If you have an online account with Access Health CT, you can sign in here to renew coverage. In the Account Home tab, click Renew Coverage under Quick Links. You can renew coverage over the phone by calling 1-855-805-4325 (TTY 1-855-789-2428 or contact us with a relay operator). For in person help, click here.
Can I apply for private health insurance through Access
(3 days ago) Access Health CT is the only place you can qualify for financial help to pay for health insurance. With COBRA coverage, you may have to pay 100% of the monthly payment (premium), including the share the employer used to pay, plus a small administrative fee.
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
(9 days ago) Access Health CT will open a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) from May 1 – October 31, 2021 for any customer who is uninsured, underinsured, or would like to take advantage of newly available financial help. (This Special Enrollment Period includes Stand-Alone Dental Plans) There are no changes to how someone qualifies for HUSKY Health.
Stand-alone dental coverage offered through Access Health
(8 days ago) Dental and oral health are important to your health and well-being. Access Health CT offers stand-alone dental plans you can enroll in during the Open Enrollment Period, or during a Special Enrollment Period if you qualify.A stand-alone dental plan is a dental plan that is separate from your medical health plan.
Questions about My Bill
(5 days ago) You may use your ID card after your payment has been processed by the insurance company. If you do not receive a bill within 5-10 days after receiving a successful enrollment notice from Access Health CT, contact your insurance company. If you need to change your address, you can either call us at 1-855-805-4325 (TTY 1-855-789-2424 or contact
Special Enrollment Periods
(1 days ago) A Special Enrollment Period is a special window of time outside the Open Enrollment Period when you can enroll in health insurance coverage through Access Health CT. To qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, you must prove that you have a Qualifying Life Event – and you will have 60 days from the date of that event to contact Access Health
How do I report a change to my information
(7 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published April 9th, 2021 | Updated April 9th, 2021. If any of your personal information changes during the year, changes should be reported within 30 days or as quickly as possible. If we don't have the most up to date information it can make it harder for us to get in touch with you about your account and it can
Does Access Health CT offer a Catastrophic Plan
(9 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published April 20th, 2021 | Updated April 20th, 2021. Catastrophic plans are available to people younger than 30 years old or to those who have been granted a hardship or affordability exemption from Access Health CT. You are not eligible to …
Can I get a plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA
(Just Now) Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are medical savings accounts available to taxpayers who are enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). The funds contributed to the account aren’t subject to federal income tax at the time of deposit. Funds must be used to pay for qualified medical expenses and leftover funds roll over year to year if you don’t spend them, which means you don’t lose
Mental Health and Behavioral Health Services
(1 days ago) Qualified Health Plans are required to cover some mental and behavioral health services under the Affordable Care Act's "Essential Health Benefits" (EHBs) requirements. All plans are required to meet federal and state Mental Health Parity laws. Mental and behavioral health services are essential health benefits and all plans must cover:
Security of Personal Data
(3 days ago) The security of your personal information is a top priority for Access Health CT. Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users, consistent with the applicable laws of the United States and the State of Connecticut. We’ve put safeguards into place to …
What is a 1095-B
(1 days ago) A 1095-B is a tax form issued by the Department of Social Services to individuals enrolled in HUSKY Health for one or more months of the calendar year. The IRS Form 1095-B is NO LONGER REQUIRED by federal law when preparing 2020 federal tax …
About the IRS Tax Penalty
(7 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published March 2nd, 2021 | Updated January 21st, 2021. For Tax Year 2020, the penalty or fee for not having health insurance coverage is $0. For Tax Years 2018 and earlier, individuals without coverage during those years may be subject to a penalty. This penalty is also known as the “Individual Responsibility
How do I renew coverage during the Annual Open Enrollment
(9 days ago) If you have an online account with Access Health CT, you can sign in here to renew coverage. In the Account Home tab, click Renew Coverage under Quick Links. You can renew coverage over the phone by calling 1-855-805-4325 (TTY 1-855-789-2428 or contact us with a relay operator).
Primary Applicant and Authorized
(8 days ago) In order to change or receive information about an Access Health CT account or application, you must be the primary applicant or authorized representative on the application. If you are not a primary applicant or are not an authorized representative, Access Health CT cannot release information or make changes to your Access Health CT account.
What’s the difference between the
(7 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published May 3rd, 2021 | Updated May 3rd, 2021. There are different plan options available at the Gold, Silver and Bronze level. Each plan offers different levels of coverage, so you should look for the plan that best fits your medical needs as well as your budget. Some types of plans may restrict your provider
Qualified Health Plan Disclaimer for Advance Premium Tax
(1 days ago) Qualified Health Plan Disclaimer for Advance Premium Tax Credit. The following disclaimer appears if you enroll in a Qualified Health Plan and select Advance Premium Tax Credit (APTC). This disclaimer explains your tax filing responsibilities and any potential changes in premiums and APTC. Make sure you understand the details of this disclaimer
(1 days ago) Application Disclaimers (1).pdf. Application Disclaimers. You must agree to the following disclaimers to complete your application. If you do not agree to the disclaimers, you will not be eligible to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan or Medicaid.. Medicaid Only Disclaimers: You may be eligible for programs offered through the Department of Social Services such as Medicaid (known as HUSKY A …
¿Qué es Access Health CT
(2 days ago) Access Health CT es el mercado oficial de seguros de salud de Connecticut, establecido para cumplir con los requisitos de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (también conocida como Obamacare), aumentar el número de residentes asegurados en Connecticut, promover resultados de salud positivos, reducir costos y eliminar las disparidades de salud.
If I have an out-of-state doctor, will I still have
(8 days ago) While you can still see them, your insurance provider may not cover as much (or any) of the cost of an out-of-network non-emergency visit. It is important that you contact the insurance company to ask them about their network outside of Connecticut and make sure that you know if your specific doctor is in-network or not.
Can I enroll in a private health insurance if my employer
(2 days ago) Yes, you can still enroll in a private health insurance plan (Qualified Health Plan) through Access Health CT, however if the employer's coverage is considered Affordable and meets the Minimum Value Standard, you will not be eligible to receive financial help (a Premium Tax Credit (PTC) or Cost-Sharing Reduction (CSR)), regardless of your household income.
Yearly Income Disclaimer
(2 days ago) Report the correct annual income to Access Health CT. Inform Access Health CT if your income changes during the year (you can report changes to household information online or by calling Access Health CT). Disclaimer: This system will tell you how much Tax Credit can be used to help pay your health …
Student Visa and Work Visa
(2 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published July 20th, 2021 | Updated July 20th, 2021. Yes. If you have certain types of work or student visas, you may qualify for coverage through Access Health CT. If you qualify based on your status, you must remain lawfully present and a resident of Connecticut for the remainder of the year in which you are covered.
What is Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA)
(8 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published March 2nd, 2021 | Updated January 21st, 2021. Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA) is a program offered through the Department of Social Services (DSS). This program provides 12 months of extended medical benefits to certain individuals who lost their HUSKY A coverage. To find out if you are eligible for
Open Enrollment Dates and Call Center Hours
(2 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published August 6th, 2021 | Updated August 6th, 2021 There is a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) from May 1 – October 31, 2021 for any resident who is uninsured, underinsured, or would like to take advantage of newly available financial help through the American Rescue Plan Act .
Programa Covered Connecticut
(5 days ago) A partir del 1 de julio de 2021, algunos residentes de Connecticut que cumplan con requisitos específicos de elegibilidad pagarán $0 por su cobertura de seguro de salud a través de Access Health CT, gracias al nuevo Programa Covered Connecticut creado por el estado de Connecticut. El estado de Connecticut pagará la parte del pago mensual (prima) del cliente directamente a su compañía de
Premium Tax Credit and Filing Separately
(4 days ago) Written by Access Health CT | Published August 20th, 2021 | Updated August 20th, 2021. No. Married couples who file their taxes separately are not eligible to receive financial help (or Advanced Premium Tax Credits known as APTC's with a qualified health plan. Note: There are limited exceptions for those filing separately, such as exceptions