Access Health CT is Connecticut’s state marketplace where you can purchase private insurance coverage or see if you are eligible to enroll in the no-cost HUSKY Health program.  For those who qualify, there are subsidies to help afford private coverage.

Office of the Healthcare Advocate provides free services to help consumers like you navigate the health care system.  This office has people who can help you do things like appeal a denial of coverage or choose coverage.  If you have a health insurance problem, these are the folks to contact.

The Consumer Report Card on Health Insurance Carriers in Connecticut is published every year by the Connecticut Insurance Department and tells how different insurance companies have done in the past year, including member satisfaction.

To find out who your state and federal representatives are, you can use this Find Your Legislator Tool from the Connecticut General Assembly.

For local news, we like the CT Mirror’s health coverage, CT News Junkie, and for investigative reporting on health and health care the Connecticut Health Investigative Team (C-HIT).

On COVID-19, we look to the Connecticut government website on COVID-19, and keep track of what’s happening with the official Connecticut COVID-19 Data Tracker.  The CDC website on COVID-19 is also a useful resource.

It’s important to understand the deep links that racism has to the fight for health care. We feel it’s impossible to fight one without the other. You can read more about that in this New York Times article by Jeneen Interlandi.