More than 3,500 of the nearly 14,000 Connecticut residents who will lose their Transitional Medical Assistance have enrolled in a new plan through Connecticut’s healthcare exchange.
Around 13,811 parents and caregivers will lose their Transitional Medical Assistance on July 31 when they no longer meet the HUSKY A eligibility requirements because of to a change in legislation last year, according to Access Health CT.
As of July 14, the number of people to enroll in a new healthcare plan via the exchange was 3,544. Of those, 2,379 applications have been re-determined eligible for coverage in a HUSKY program and 1,165 have enrolled in a Qualified Health Plan.
“Every person who signs up for a new plan we consider a success and we continue to see more TMA individuals enroll every day,” Access Health CT CEO Jim Wadleigh said in a statement. “This means our outreach is working.”
Access Health will be hosting a special enrollment fair on Saturday in Norwich, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Community & Family Services, 47 Town St., Norwich, CT.
Residents who are applying for coverage for the first time with Access Health will need to provide some information about yourself and each member of your household who is enrolling.
Before you go, gather:
- Social Security numbers
- Visa, green card or other immigration documents
- Most recent tax return
- Employer Information
- Current insurance coverage information
Individuals who have been notified that they will lose their HUSKY coverage should take one of the following steps to ensure they do not have a gap in coverage:
Call the call center: 855-805-4325; Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Visit a Certified Enrollment Councilor located at a Connecticut hospital
Visit Certified Enrollment Councilors at Federally Qualified Health Centers throughout CT