Office of the Healthcare Advocate
Mr. Fontanella oversees a devoted team; providing free assistance to Connecticut Healthcare consumers with plan selection, education, enforcement of healthcare rights, and improving healthcare access.
If you need healthcare or healthcare coverage or have problems with your coverage and don’t know where to turn, please call us. The Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA) is an independent agency here to help you understand what options you have, how to get and fight for your healthcare coverage, including coverage for mental health or substance use treatment, and to make sure you get covered for your healthcare needs.
OHA is YOUR advocate.  Our only interest is consumers.
Our services are free and confidential and provided in real time.  1.866.466.4446  
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Resources and Information on Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity and Available Services
OHA- Connecticut's Behavioral Health Clearinghouse-click on image
Network of Care Resource Page - click on image
CT Insurance Department-click on image
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Trial Over Anthem-Cigna Merger Begins Today

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
OHA Saves Consumers $10.97 Million in CY 2015 - Surpasses $70 Million Mark
  Connecticut healthcare consumers captured $10.97 million dollars in savings during calendar year (CY) 2015, according to Victoria Veltri, State Healthcare Advocate, pushing the office’s recoveries total since it began operations in 2001 to $70,675,853.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Office of the Healthcare Advocate launches the Behavioral Health


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