hh: How to Qualify

How to Qualify


 

HUSKY A & HUSKY B

HUSKY C (also known as Medicaid for the Aged/Blind/Disabled) & Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities

HUSKY D (also known as Medicaid for Low-Income Adults)


HUSKY A & HUSKY B

 

Connecticut children and their parents or a relative caregiver; and pregnant women may be eligible for HUSKY A (also known as Medicaid), depending on family income. 

Uninsured children under age 19 in higher-income households may be eligible for HUSKY B (also known as the Children’s Health Insurance Program).  Depending on specific income level, family cost-sharing applies.

 

·         To apply online, please visit www.accesshealthct.com, under  ‘Get Health Coverage.’

 

·         To apply by phone, please call the Access Health CT call center at 1-855-805-HEALTH (4325).

 

[Note:  When looking at the HUSKY family income guidelines, please keep in mind that we may not count some of your income and may also deduct certain expenses. The best thing to do is apply and let us determine your family’s eligibility.]

 

Please follow this link to view a chart of qualifying annual income levels for 2014. 

 

Please follow this link to view a chart of qualifying monthly income levels for 2014.  


Please follow this link for Information on HUSKY Plus Physical.


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HUSKY C & Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities

 

Households and individuals who wish to apply for Medicaid for the Aged/Blind/Disabled (HUSKY C), or Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities (MED-Connect), should use the ‘W-1E’ application.  Connecticut residents aged 65 or older, or who are aged 18 up to 65th birthday and who are blind, or who have another disability, may qualify for coverage under HUSKY C.

 

To apply on line, please visit www.connect.ct.gov, under ‘Apply for Benefits.’ 

 

You can also download the ‘W-1E’ application:

 

Eligibility Determination Document (W-1E) with Instructions (6,258KB) - Versión en Español  

 

There are income and asset limits to qualify for HUSKY C. For complete income and asset limits, allowed deductions and what assets can be excluded, please read the Basic Eligibility for the Aged, Blind and Disabled publication.


Net income limits (after deductions) vary by geographic area in Connecticut.

 

Monthly Amount:

REGION A

(Southwestern CT)

REGIONS B & C 

(Northern, Eastern & Western CT)

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 Single Person  

  $ 610.61

 $ 506.22

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 Married Couple

  $ 777.92

 $ 672.10

     

Institutionalized Individuals

     Single Person $2,094


Asset limits are as follows:

 

      Single person - $1,600

     Married couple - $2,400 

 

Long-Term Care Medicaid
 

 For information about applying for Long-Term Care Medicaid, please follow this link.

 

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HUSKY D

 

Connecticut residents aged 19 up to 65th birthday, who do not qualify for HUSKY A; who do not receive Medicare; and who are not pregnant, may qualify for HUSKY D (also known as Medicaid for the Lowest-Income Populations). 

 

·         To apply online for HUSKY D, please visit www.accesshealthct.com, under ‘Get Health Coverage.’

·         To apply by phone, please call the Access Health CT call center at 1-855-805-HEALTH (4325).

 

Please follow this link to view a chart of qualifying annual income levels for 2014. 

 

Please follow this link to view a chart of qualifying monthly income levels for 2014.  

 

Currently there are no asset limits for HUSKY D.





Content Last Modified on 9/15/2014 8:37:42 AM