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
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Parity Implementation Coalition Seeks Federal Action on Parity in Response to 60 Minutes Report
  Read the Parity Implementation Coalition's Statement requesting federal action in the wake in response to recent 60 Minutes episode. OHA partners with PIC to request enforcement to ensure the promise of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.

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

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.

   
 
 
 
OHA Videos on YouTube -- click
on the image above