Consequences of Proposed Eligibility Reduction of HUSKY A Parents

Monday, March 11, 2013
Cover of Consequences of Proposed Eligibility Reduction of HUSKY A Parents
Katharine London, MS
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert W. Seifert, MPA
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Michael Grenier, MPA
University of Massachusetts Medical School

This report outlines the impact of the new budget proposal on 37,500 low-income working parents in Connecticut. Tighter eligibility requirements effective in 2014 will impact those currently insured under Medicaid (HUSKY). Higher out-of-pocket costs may prevent up to 11,000 parents from affording health insurance.