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  • Certificate of Need (CON)

    The Department of Social Services is responsible for the Certificate of Need (CON) process for nursing homes, residential care homes and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

  • Residential Care Homes (RCH)

    Residential Care Homes rates are set in accordance with the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. The Department of Social Services utilizes the long-term care cost reports for privately operated RCH rate setting purposes.

  • Community Living Arrangements (CLA)

    Community Living Arrangements (CLA) also known as group homes, offer individuals the opportunity to live in the community.

  • Electronic Visit Verification

    The Department of Social Services is proud to announce a unique partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Sandata Technologies, LLC. in the implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV).

  • Medicaid Access Monitoring Review Plan

    Effective January 1, 2016, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted regulations at 42 C.F.R. §§ 447.203 and 447.204 that require state Medicaid programs to ensure Medicaid members have access to covered services.

  • Long-Term Care

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby and Office of Policy and Management Undersecretary Anne Foley, announced the release of Connecticut’s Strategic Plan to Rebalance Long-Term Services and Supports, including a town-by-town projection of Connecticut’s long-term care needs and strategies to meet those needs, on January 29, 2013.

  • Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

    In August 2015 the State of Connecticut, specifically the Departments of Social Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Children and Families, submitted an application for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funding opportunity 16-001, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Planning Grant.

  • Durable Medical Equipment

    The Department of Social Services Durable Medical Equipment program provides equipment to help you move around: canes, crutches, walkers and wheelchairs. DME also includes equipment needed to care for you at home: bed pans, heat lamps or pads, hospital beds, special toilet seats and machines that help make breathing easier. *Service available to Medicaid recipients only

  • Money Follows the Person Program

    Money Follows the Person is a Federal demonstration project dedicated to assuring Connecticut residents access to a full range of high quality, long-term care options that maximize autonomy, choice and dignity.

  • Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program (CADAP)

    CADAP is a service that helps eligible Connecticut residents with HIV or AIDS afford the cost of medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Nursing Facility Cost Reports

    Connecticut Medicaid Rate Setting Reimbursement and CON Unit Nursing Home Cost Reports.

  • HUSKY (Medicaid) Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer

    Medicaid Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer aims to support the health of women receiving breast and cervical cancer screenings and services by providing full Medicaid coverage for them. This program works in conjunction with the Department of Public Health’s Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

  • Birth to Three

    Medicaid Reimbursement information for the Birth to Three program.

  • Disability Services

    The Department administers programs which promote social, physical and economic well-being while providing people with disabilities with opportunities to achieve their full potential for self-direction. The Department works closely with an advisory council comprised primarily of people with disabilities which makes recommendations to improve the planning, development and administration of programs.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Council