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ConnectiCare Dental Plans

ConnectiCare Dental Plans offer familiar, PPO-style open access to broad, quality provider networks. Participants are free to choose preferred providers, including specialists.

ConnectiCare Consumer-Driven Health Plans

ConnectiCare Consumer-Driven Health Plans (CDHPs) combine a health plan with a Health Savings Account (HSAs) or employer-funded Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA). CDHPs are designed to provide more cost-sharing than other health plans.

ConnectiCareís Integrated HRA Solution

ConnectiCare has enhanced its suite of Consumer-Driven Health Plans with an attractive new HRA solution for groups of 51-plus employees.

Creditable Coverage for Medicare Part D

As you may know, all Medicare-eligible individuals are eligible for a prescription drug program. As an employer, you are required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to notify Medicare-eligible persons covered under your plan by October 15th of each year about whether their existing prescription drug plan is at least as good as the standard Medicare prescription drug program, also defined as “creditable coverage.” We’re providing information that may assist you in this notification process.


NEW Online Enrollment Process

ConnectiCare is pleased to announce the development of an enhanced online enrollment system that will allow employers to quickly and efficiently add employees and their dependents to existing groups.

Updated Billing and Enrollment Call Center Hours

Effective January 1, 2010, our new Billing and Enrollment Call Center hours will be Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

New state law for dependents age 26

A state law effective July 1, 2011, mandates that dependent children who turn 26 must be allowed to remain on their parentís health plan until the policy anniversary date on or after the date the dependent child turns age 26. ConnectiCare has implemented this law for all Connecticut fully-insured groups.

Disclosure of Medical Loss Ratio

The Medical Loss Ratio is the ratio of incurred claims to the earned premium for the prior calendar year, for managed care plans in Connecticut and is calculated in accordance with Connecticut law.
Medical Loss Ratio for calendar year 2010 for ConnectiCare, Inc. (CCI): 79.5%
Medical Loss Ratio for calendar year 2010 for ConnectiCare Insurance Company, Inc. (CICI): 73.9%

Cultural Competence

ConnectiCare recognizes the importance of understanding cultural differences and their impact on accessing appropriate health care services.

Federal Mental Health Parity regulations released

On February 2, 2010, the federal government issued regulations that interpret the Federal Mental Health Parity Act.

2017 ConnectiCare Plan Changes

Here is a list of changes that have been made to ConnectiCare plans for new plans and those that renew on or after January 1, 2017.

2016 ConnectiCare Plan Changes

Here is a list of changes that have been made to ConnectiCare plans for new plans and those that renew on or after January 1, 2016.

Manage Health Care Dollars with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

ConnectiCare and HealthEquity make it easy for members to manage their HSA account, pay for services and track expenses.

Help Your Employees Save for Children's College

College Tuition Rewards®, an exclusive program to ConnectiCare groups, helps address the rising cost of higher education. There is no additional cost for customers to participate in the program, and no additional cost for employers to offer it.

Treatment Cost Calculator

New calculator helps members find local providers, review cost estimates and compare quality. It also allows the user to select the treatment setting thatís right for them.

ConnectiCareís Medicare Advantage case management program reduces costs and readmissions

Improving patient care, lowering readmissions and saving money is the focus of ConnectiCareís Medicare Advantage case management program.

COBRA benefits extension

New Law extends Connecticut Basic Cobra from 18 to 30 months.

Important information about the Mini-COBRA Premium Subsidy provided by recent stimulus laws

Requirement Mandates Collection of Social Security Numbers

Massachusetts Healthcare Reform Law – 1099-HC Forms

Health plans are required to mail Massachusetts residents a 1099-HC form, which serves as proof of coverage, by January 31 every year.

Massachusetts Continuation of Benefits / Small Groups (MA Mini-COBRA) - Sample Forms