Affordable Housing Alliance Announces Medicaid Effort Combining Health and Housing

CT Examiner

By Cate Hewitt

A new Medicaid supportive housing benefit for high-cost, high-need individuals is in the works and will combine affordable housing with social services needs. The program, which is in development and may be ready to implement in about six months, was presented by Kate McEvoy, director of the Division of Health Services at the Connecticut Department of Social Services, and Christi Staples, New England Director of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, at the 2019 membership and annual business meeting of the Connecticut Housing Coalition — newly renamed the Affordable Housing Alliance — at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel on Wednesday morning.

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Source: JusticeCenter

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