Open Enrollment Ride – December 13

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, a team of CCAP (Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program) Pro-am riders will bike 80 miles to health insurance enrollment centers in New Britain, Waterbury, Bridgeport and New Haven to bring attention to the upcoming deadline to sign up for health insurance. Consumers must enroll by Monday, December 15, to be eligible for health insurance coverage on January 1, 2015. The CCAP team will visit the following locations on their 80 mile ride: Access Health CT Enrollment Center 200 Main Street New Britain, CT 06051 Arriving at 8:30 a.m. and Departing at 9:00 a.m. Compass Health Insurance Enrollment Center 174 Grand St Waterbury, CT 06708 Arriving at 9:40 a.m. and Departing at 10:00 a.m. Compass Health Insurance Enrollment Center 3851 Main St Bridgeport, CT 06606 Arriving at 10:50 a.m. and Departing at 11:10 a.m. Access Health CT Enrollment Center 55 Church St New Haven, CT 06510 Arriving at 12:25 p.m. and Departing at 12:35 p.m. Compass Health Insurance Enrollment Center 53 Whalley Ave New Haven, CT 06511 Arriving at 12:45 p.m. Follow along on social media If you can’t make it to see the riders in-person, follow along that day on social media, using the hashtag #EnrollmentRide. … Read More

Go grocery shopping with your insurer

Go grocery shopping with your insurer (CT Post) It wouldn’t occur to most people to shop for food through their insurance company’s website. But that’s just what a new partnership between non-profit health insurance provider HealthyCT and the Stamford-based online farmers’ market Fresh Nation is asking state residents to do. (Read More)

HealthyCT and Sow Fresh Organics expand healthy eating initiative across state

Discount and free delivery now available to residents of 5 more counties Quick links to take advantage of these partnerships: 10% off and free delivery from Sow Fresh Organics (Five counties – see list below) 10% off and free delivery from Fresh Nation (Fairfield County) HealthyCT, Connecticut’s non-profit health insurance CO-OP, and Sow Fresh Organics are pleased to announce a partnership that expands the health insurer’s ground-breaking healthy eating initiative to Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Tolland counties. In July, HealthyCT enhanced its wellness program with a national pilot to provide discounts and free delivery on locally grown and produced food products to residents in Fairfield County. With the Sow Fresh Organics partnership, Connecticut consumers in the state’s largest population centers along the I-91, I-95 and Route 9 corridors now can benefit from the same 10% discount and free delivery simply by accessing Sow Fresh Organics through the HealthyCT website at www.HealthyCT.org. Middletown-based Sow Fresh Organics works with organic and all-natural farmers and food producers across Connecticut to provide weekly deliveries of baskets of locally produced goods. Shoppers place orders online for a bushel basket of produce and can add dairy, meats, artisan specialties and other products to … Read More

HealthyCT receives Platinum CQIA Innovation Prize

HealthyCT received a Platinum Connecticut Quality Improvement Award at the 27th annual CQIA Innovation Prize Conference held in Portland, Connecticut on June 24, 2014. The CQIA Innovation Prize annually recognizes organizations and companies that develop improvements to processes and services that enhance their competitive position. HealthyCT CEO Ken Lalime received the award on behalf of the Wallingford-based non-profit health insurance CO-OP. “On behalf of all of the women and men working hard at HealthyCT every day to provide our members with a different health insurance experience, I am so proud to accept a Platinum CQIA Innovation Prize,” he said. “This is important confirmation that what we have done over the past two and a half years in creating a new kind of health insurance company – and getting it up and running in record time – is groundbreaking. We will continue working to prove that HealthyCT truly is a different option for health insurance in Connecticut.” In the fall of 2011, the non-profit entity HealthyCT filed an application with the federal government to be recognized as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) and in 2012, it received federal start-up loans to assist in its development. In April 2013, it … Read More

HealthyCT joins Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT

HealthyCT joins Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut (The Day) HealthyCT, Connecticut’s doctor-sponsored nonprofit health insurance company, has become the latest organization to join the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut as a regional benefactor. (Read More)