Advocacy & Resources

Understanding your healthcare and how it works can be complex.  Oftentimes one runs into unexpected complications – sudden out of pocket costs; items that don’t count towards high deductibles and perhaps a lack of or gap in coverage. 

If you’re experiencing problems with your healthcare coverage and are not sure where to turn for assistance please reach out to the State Office of the Healthcare Advocate:

Victoria Veltri, State Healthcare Advocate: victoria.veltri@ct.gov

General Email: healthcare.advocate@ct.gov

Office Location

450 Capitol Avenue, 2nd floor, Hartford, CT 06106

Mailing Address

Office of the Healthcare Advocate
P.O. Box 1543
Hartford, CT 06144

Telephone: 860.331.2499 or 860.331.2499

Toll-Free: 1-866-HMO-4446 (1-866-466-4446)

OHA Resources: http://www.ct.gov/oha/cwp/view.asp?a=4363&q=519178

Clinical Trials in Connecticut:  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/search/map/click?map.x=574&map.y=105&map=NA%3AUS

New Medicines In Development:  http://www.phrma.org/innovation/meds-in-development

Partnership for Prescription Assistance:  https://www.pparx.org/ 

For information on various other state and local programs offered Dial 2-1-1 Info Line

United Way 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you find the help you need.

Dial 211 or search online.

http://www.211ct.org/default.asp

Program Phone Numbers

  • 2-1-1 Child Care: 1-800-505-1000
  • 2-1-1 Health and Human Services: 2-1-1
  • Care 4 Kids: 1-888-214-5437
  • Child Development Infoline: 1-800-505-7000