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
Commonwealth Medicine
Robert W. Seifert, MPA
Commonwealth Medicine
Michael Grenier, MPA
Commonwealth Medicine

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.