State of Connecticut Group Retiree - Learn About Plan Types
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Learn about plan types

Get a better understanding of your plan type and learn about the benefits it offers. To verify your plan type, review plan benefits and costs.


Medicare Advantage (MA) plans

These plans combine Medicare Part A and Part B into a single plan and come from a Medicare-approved private insurer, like UnitedHealthcare®, who contracts with the Federal government. Many MA plans offer extra benefits beyond Original Medicare, often including prescription drug coverage, at no additional cost.

There are different types of MA plans. Learn more about your MA plan type:

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans
PPO plans let you choose between in-network and out-of-network doctors and hospitals. These plans reimburse all covered benefits, in or out of the network, as long as they're medically necessary.

You can see any provider outside of the network who participates in Medicare and accepts the plan. And remember, in-network or out-of-network, you pay the same!  If you need specialty care, no referral is required.


Who do I contact with additional questions?

For general questions regarding your plan benefits, call 1-888-803-9217, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday. TTY users, call 711. Or, contact us.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION


2021 Open Enrollment Period

Began: 09/27/2020
Ended: 10/31/2020

State of CT 2021 Health and Wellness Newsletter (PDF)(4.9 MB) 

CTPP City of Stamford 2021 OE Presentation (PDF)(539.8 KB) 

Medical Reimbursement Request Form (PDF)(782.8 KB) 

ER Copay Waiver Request Form (PDF)(35.8 KB) 

Virtual Education Center 


It’s all the information you need to help you understand and access your MA/ MAPD plan benefits — in one place, at any time, from your favorite device. Let’s get started.

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Last updated: 08.30.2021 at 12:01 AM CT   H2001_062121GMR