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Norwalk home health care service files discrimination lawsuit against state agencies

The suit requests a jury trial, unspecified financial damages and fees, and a permanent injunction against discriminatory conduct “with respect to referrals for Medicaid services." 

Additional SNAP benefits coming to 105,000 CT households

With the additional $16.2 million allocation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, emergency benefits are totaling over $135.8 million in additional SNAP assistance statewide during April-October, with commensurate spending in the food economy.

More federal aid for CT workers displaced by Covid-19

In addition, the Connecticut Department of Social Services will provide over $16.5 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Sept. 17.

Connecticut hires independent firm to review nursing home, assisted living facility...

Based in Princeton, Mathematica Policy Research – which is receiving approximately $450,000 for the project -- will develop a report that offers policy and programmatic recommendations for the governor and legislative leaders.

Updated figures put CT COVID-19 death toll at 335; List of...

Fairfield County still has the state’s largest number of coronavirus incidents, with 4,417 confirmed cases, 665 hospitalizations and 155 deaths.

Connecticut fines Veyo $4,000 for failures in nonemergency medical transport

Connecticut's Department of Social Services has fined Veyo, its non-emergency medical transportation vendor, for either failing to pick up patients or leaving them waiting for more than an hour.

Connecticut nonprofits on the chopping block amid state budget impasse

Unhappy options include cutting services, staff – and shutting down entirely.