Office of the Healthcare Advocate
 
Ms. Veltri oversees a devoted team; providing free assistance to Connecticut Healthcare consumers with plan selection, education, enforcement of healthcare rights, and improving healthcare access.
 
  WHAT'S THE OFFICE OF THE HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE?
If you need healthcare or healthcare coverage or have problems with your coverage and donít 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  
 
What People Say About OHA
 
            Watch testimonials here:
 
 
               {Lynn}
 
Resources and Information on Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity and Available Services
 
OHA's Resources Page-click on image
 
 
Network of Care Resource Page - click on image
 
 
CT Insurance Department-click on image
 
 
 
  NEWS
Monday, September 29, 2014
OHA Awarded $442,863 Consumer Assistance Program Grant by HHS
  Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri announced today that the Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA)has received a $442,863 consumer assistance grant (CAP) from HHS under the Affordable Care Act

Friday, September 26, 2014
OHA and Connecticut Partnership for Patient Safety - Save the Date
  Save the Date for the Connecticut Partnership for Patient Safety Conference, Medication Safety: Your Role on the Team

Monday, August 25, 2014
Office of the Healthcare Advocate Recovers $1.5 Million in Second Quarter 2014
  Victoria Veltri, State Healthcare Advocate, announced today that the Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA), the independent state agency that assists consumers with health plan issues, generated $1.5 million in savings for Connecticut healthcare consumers in the second quarter of 2014.

Friday, June 06, 2014
OHA Files Rate Hearing Request on Rate Filings
  Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri filed a request with the Connecticut Insurance Department to hold a hearing on Anthem Health Plan's rate filings for 2015 individual and small group plans on and off Exchange

Friday, June 14, 2013
OHA talks ACA
  Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri and Access Health CT CEO Kevin Counihan talk about healthcare options coming in October 2013.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012
FDA MedWatch Safety and Adverse Event Reporting
  Click here to be directed to the FDA's MedWatch site where consumers and providers can report and research adverse events and safety issues with medications and devices.

Monday, June 07, 2010
Health Care and Health Insurance Glossary
  Learn more about the terms related to advocating for yourself, your family, or a friend...

   
 
 
 
OHA Videos on YouTube -- click
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