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Health and Health Care in HUSKY A for Children in the Care and Custody of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families

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This brief reports on the health care that children in DCF custody receive through HUSKY A. It also offers recommendations for improvement.

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Access and Quality of Care in the HUSKY Program

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A two-page brief that summarizes issues of access and quality of care in the HUSKY program and offers recommendations to improve health care.

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Children with Special Health Care Needs Enrolled in HUSKY Part A: Survey to Assess Access to Care and Satisfaction

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The reports summarizes a telephone survey of parents of children with special health care needs in HUSKY A to assess their access to care and satisfaction with health care services.

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Uninsured Children In Connecticut: 2002

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An estimated 71,000 children under 18 in the state (8.1%) were uninsured for the entire year in 2002, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Few Children in HUSKY A Received Care After an Emergency Visit or Hospitalization for Asthma

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Most children did not receive timely office or clinic visits after they had been hospitalized or had emergency room care for asthma during FFY 2001.

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Continuing HUSKY Eligibility for Legal Immigrants: Issue Brief

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In July 2003, legal immigrants will no longer be able to apply for HUSKY unless the state enacts legislation extending eligibility beyond this date.

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Behavioral Health Care After Discharge for Children Who Were Hospitalized While Enrolled in HUSKY Part A (Medicaid Managed Care)

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This report found that half of HUSKY A children who were hospitalized for behavioral health problems did not receive follow-up care within a month of their discharge.

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HUSKY A Enrollment: More Children are Keeping Health Coverage

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This issue brief finds that the increase in HUSKY A enrollment is due not only to children enrolling for the first time, but to a significant increase in the number of children staying enrolled.

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Births to Mothers in HUSKY A: 2001

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In 2001, more than one in five babies in Connecticut were born to mothers enrolled in HUSKY A at the time of birth. The report includes data on births by town.

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HUSKY Coverage for All of Connecticut’s Immigrant Children

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Federal funding restrictions have left it up to the state to decide if immigrant children will have access to HUSKY coverage.

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