Governor Malloy has revealed his new budget plan to reduce a deficit close to $1.7 billion. The plan includes cuts designed to freeze the number of recipients of who may be eligible for the “Category 2” Connecticut Home Care Program for the Elders. These are recipients who need care at home, but whose asset levels exceed Medicaid eligibility requirements.
Under the Governor’s plan, the current 2,500 slots would be frozen by June 30th. If anyone were to leave the program after that, then a new person could enroll. Continue reading