Press launch from Entry Well being CT:
Sept. 27, 2021
Entry Well being CT (AHCT) introduced at present it was just lately awarded $1.1 million of grant funding from the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Providers (CMS). The grant shall be used to financially assist the implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) serving to to make medical health insurance extra reasonably priced for Connecticut residents, together with expertise modernization tasks that may improve client experiences inside the on-line buyer portal. The grant funding was made doable by means of the ARPA.
The ARPA makes medical health insurance protection extra reasonably priced and accessible for a lot of Connecticut residents in the course of the pandemic by nearly eliminating or vastly lowering month-to-month funds (premiums). This monetary assist is obtainable solely by means of Entry Well being CT and advantages many, together with these with considerably increased incomes who can face excessive premiums.
“Entry Well being CT wish to supply its gratitude to the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, Congress and President Biden for making this essential funding accessible to permit Entry Well being CT to higher serve our prospects,” mentioned Chief Govt Officer of Entry Well being CT, James Michel. “The grant funding is crucial to serving to us present this elevated help in pursuit of our mission—to scale back the variety of uninsured residents in Connecticut—and frequently enhance the client expertise.”
Connecticut residents can proceed to enroll in high quality, reasonably priced medical health insurance plans, together with the newly accessible monetary assist. The present Particular Enrollment interval ends October 31 with protection beginning within the 2021 plan yr, and the annual Open Enrollment Interval begins November 1 for medical health insurance protection beginning within the 2022 plan yr.
The brand new Lined Connecticut Program enrollment deadline has been prolonged till December 31 or the tip of Open Enrollment. Via this program, eligible dad and mom and caregivers within the state of Connecticut are paying $0 for his or her medical health insurance by means of Entry Well being CT. For extra data, together with eligibility necessities for this system and on tips on how to enroll, please go to the AHCT weblog.
This press launch was produced by Entry Well being CT. The views expressed listed here are the writer’s personal.