Health Care Connection

Health Care Connection

A Wealth of Information about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care Changes Ahead

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 08:33 PM EDT

Health Care Rates on Access Health CT May Go Up

Health Care Rates on Access Health CT May Go Up

Four major health care providers that offer plans on Connecticut's health insurance marketplace have filed for rate increases for the upcoming open enrollment period that begins Nov. 1, 2015.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 06:29 PM EDT

Access Health Responds to Tax Documents Glitch

Access Health Responds to Tax Documents Glitch

Some residents insured under Access Health CT have run into problems with key tax documents.

Friday, Feb 20, 2015 at 07:43 PM EST

Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

One of the major cuts to social services contained in Gov. Dannel Malloy's two-year budget is a change in eligibility for some Medicaid recipients who are covered through either HUSKY or Medicaid.

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 03:30 PM EST

Residents Line Up to Enroll in Health Coverage

Residents Line Up to Enroll in Health Coverage

People are again lining up in New Haven and New Britain to sign up for health coverage through the state insurance marketplace before Sunday's deadline.

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 07:09 PM EST

Access Health Deadline Approaching

Access Health Deadline Approaching

The deadline to sign up for health insurance on the state's health care exchange is just six days away, and residents who don't enroll in insurance plans could be on the hook for tax penalties.

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 at 10:51 PM EST

Access Health Deadline 12 Days Away

Access Health Deadline 12 Days Away

Connecticut residents signing up for health insurance through Access Health CT must enroll by Feb. 15 or face a potential tax penalty from the federal government.

About ACA
Affordable Care Act is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant government expansion and regulatory overhaul of the country's healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.

Having trouble with healthcare.gov? Enroll or get information about Affordable Care Act plans by calling a specialist 24 hours a day at 800-318-2596.