CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE
The Connecticut Insurance is responsible for regulating all types of insurance sold in the state of Connecticut – including health insurance policies.The Connecticut Health Reinsurance Association (HRA) offers coverage to individuals who have been rejected for individual policies because of preexisting health conditions. HRA also covers “HIPAA eligible individuals” who have left group health coverage AND fully exhausted all COBRA or state continuation coverage for which they are eligible.
CONNECTICUT MEDICAL INSURANCE STATISTICS
Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Connecticut:
Total Connecticut Residents – 3,448,217
Connecticut uninsured residents – 9.69%
Total Connecticut HMO enrollment – 752,477
Avg annual employee premium in CT employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $992
Avg CT hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) – $1,988
CONNECTICUT HEALTH PLANS
Looking to purchase Connecticut health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Connecticut health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Connecticut health insurance companies.
CONNECTICUT STATE HEALTH RESOURCES
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Connecticut:
CONNECTICUT HEALTH SERVICES
A directory of health services available in Connecticut
BUYING INDIVIDUAL POLICIES IN CONNECTICUT
Connecticut law allows insurers offering individual policies to reject applicants for having preexisting medical conditions. The Connecticut Health Reinsurance Association is required to accept applicants with preexisting medical conditions, as well as “HIPAA-eligible” individuals. “HIPAA-eligible” individuals are those who have left group health coverage AND fully exhausted all COBRA or state continuation coverage for which they are eligible.
CONNECTICUT HUSKY PLAN – THE STATE CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM
HUSKY provides health insurance coverage for children under age 19 whose family meets certain income guidelines. In addition, parents, relatives, caregivers, and pregnant women can also qualify for HUSKY coverage.