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If you or someone you know in Connecticut does not have
health insurance, visit the HUSKY
web site to see if you qualify or call toll-free
If you or someone you know is having a problem with a
Connecticut managed care plan, visit the Office
of Managed Care Ombudsman web site or call toll-free
out your physician's profile, from the Connecticut
Department of Public Health.
Department of Insurance web site has a report comparing Connecticut
HMOs on quality measures, a report comparing complaints
against HMOs, and information on filing an appeal to a denial
by a Connecticut HMO.
For Connecticut-specific health information, visit
Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network,
from the UConn Health Center Library.
For information about Medicare, especially in Connecticut,
visit the Center
for Medicare Advocacy, or call them toll-free in
Connecticut at 1-800-262-4414
Consumer Reports, September 2002 – The
perils of buying your own policy
Union Health Care Advocacy Site
- a national independent, not-for-profit corporation whose
mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health
insurance information through comprehensive data products and
Consumer’s Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in
Legal Rights Tool from insure.com.
If you want more information on a specific health care
topic or disease, begin at these U.S. Federal sites, Healthfinder
and MedLinePlus run
by the National Institutes of Health. For information on
navigating the complex health care environment, visit the
federal Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality. Another great resource is
Health Law Project's Consumer Resources page. The Centers
for Disease Control has a list of common Health-related
Hoaxes and Rumors.
If these resources do not answer your questions, feel free
to contact us at
or (203) 562-1636 or toll-free at 1-877-24-SHOUT