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Medicaid for Home Care in Connecticut

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Connecticut

Homecare agencies looking for reimbursement from Medicaid in Connecticut should be certified as HHA.

All agencies, except some non-medical caregiver agencies delivering private duty care, need to present certifications that prove their eligibility for claims.

Governing Body: HuskyHealth


Medicaid in Connecticut is called Husky Health. Connecticut first introduced Medicaid for residents who make less than 133% of the federal poverty line (FPL). The state offers programs for seniors, pregnant women, parents, children, disabled people, and caregivers.

Medicaid Programs:

  • Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program
  • Long-term Services & Support
  • Adult Family Living (AFL)
  • Medicaid for Employees with Disabilities
  • Community First Choice (CFC) Option
  • Assisted Living Program (Earlier known as Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE))

Income Requirements:

  • For a single person who makes less than $16,643 per year is eligible for Husky D
  • A pregnant woman who makes less than $42,711 per year is eligible for Husky A
  • Parents/caretakers in a family of two who make less than $22,411 per year

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid is not complex and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting ConnectCT.

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