Families at Risk: Impact Of Lower Eligibility Limits for Parents of Husky A Children

In April 2003, Connecticut lowered the income eligibility level for working parents from 150 percent to 100 percent of the federal poverty level. This issue brief discusses the policy’s impact throughout the state.

This issue brief is part of Families at Risk, a series of policy briefs exploring the consequences of changes to the Connecticut’s Medicaid system included in the state budget for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 and was funded by the Connecticut Health Foundation and the Anthem Foundation of Connecticut.


Joan Alker
Joan Alker is the Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families