Expanding HUSKY Maternal Health Coverage – InsuranceNewsNet
According to CMS, this extension will affect around 4,000
Extending this coverage will allow everyone with twelve months of HUSKY coverage to meet postpartum health needs, which may include postpartum recovery, pregnancy complications, mental health needs and chronic health problems.
Previously, Medicaid/HUSKY only covered two months of postpartum coverage. With high rates of maternal morbidity and mortality, Connecticut’s request for expanded coverage approval was hailed by state leaders as a milestone in addressing maternal health.
“I know from real-life experience what this will mean for people who receive this expanded coverage,” the Connecticut Department of Social Services commissioner said.
Parents not currently registered