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2019 HUSKY Eligibility Manual

Publication Date: September 26th, 2019 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Karen Siegel, M.P.H.

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The HUSKY Eligibility Manual for children and families is a tool created by ‘Covering Connecticut’s Kids and Families’, a state-wide coalition of organizations enrolling Connecticut families in the HUSKY program since 1999. It is designed to serve as a reference for advocates, providers, outreach workers, and community-based organizations who work with families.

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HUSKY Health for Children and Families in Connecticut

Publication Date: May 14th, 2019 • Affordable Housing

This series of fact sheets explains how Connecticut’s HUSKY Health programs benefit a wide range of the state’s residents.

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HUSKY A for Parents and Caregivers: Restoring Health Coverage for Families

Publication Date: April 12th, 2018 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Karen Siegel

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In 2015, Connecticut reduced the income eligibility limits for parents and caregivers enrolled in HUSKY A (Connecticut’s Medicaid program for children and their relative caretakers) from 201%

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Gaps or Loss of Coverage for Children in the HUSKY Program: A 2016 Update

Publication Date: July 29th, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D.

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Continuous health insurance coverage is an important aspect of quality in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program, ensuring uninterrupted access to preventive care and treatment for acute and chronic conditions.

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Dental Services for Children and Parents in the HUSKY Program: An Update for 2014

Publication Date: July 27th, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D.

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This report on dental care in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program shows that for the first time in recent years, utilization of preventive services and treatment has declined among children who were enrolled in the HUSKY Program for the year.

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Births to Mothers with HUSKY Program Coverage (Medicaid and CHIP): 2012

Publication Date: June 24th, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D, and Kenneth Feder. Amanda Learned, B.A. of MAXIMUS, Inc

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This report is the thirteenth in a series of reports on maternal health and birth outcomes issued by Connecticut Voices for Children as part of state-funded HUSKY Program performance monitoring.

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Update on Enrollment in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program Under the Affordable Care Act

Publication Date: June 2nd, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D., Sharon D. Langer, M.Ed., J.D., and Aparna Gomes, Yale School of Public Health student

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The Affordable Care has had a significant impact health insurance coverage nationwide and in Connecticut.

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HUSKY Program Coverage for Parents: Most Families Will Feel the Full Impact of Income Eligibility Cut Later in 2016

Publication Date: April 18th, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Sharon Langer, MEd, JD, Mary Alice Lee, PhD, and Dumingu Aparna Gomes, graduate student, Yale School of Public Health

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The Governor’s April 12th proposal recommends reducing HUSKY parent eligibility for the second time in less than twelve months.

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Behavioral Health Care in HUSKY A Before and After Implementation of Connecticut’s Behavioral Health Partnership: Children and Adults with Diagnosed Mental Conditions

Publication Date: February 22nd, 2016 • Affordable Housing
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D., Sarah Iverson and Sharon Langer M.Ed., J.D.

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On January 1, 2006, the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership, an administered fee-for-service Medicaid program, was created with the goal of improving access to care by providing beneficiaries with a coordinated and effective system of community-based behavioral health services and support for individuals who need care.

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Independent Performance Monitoring in the HUSKY Program: Ensuring Accountability for Scarce State Dollars

Publication Date: • Affordable Housing, Tax Reform
Authors: Mary Alice Lee, Ph.D.

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State-funded independent performance monitoring in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program produces policy-relevant, actionable data about coverage and access to care for 455,000 children, parents and pregnant women in low income families.

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