Health Care Complaints
Consumers and their families may file complaints about health care providers or facilities with the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
If your complaint is in regard to care provided by an individual health care practitioner (i.e. doctor, nurse, chiropractor, etc.) you may send written documents to:
Licensing and Investigations Section
Phone: (860) 509-7552
Fax: (860) 509-7535
If your complaint is in regard to care provided by institutions or agencies (i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, home health care, laboratories) you may send written documents to:
Facility Licensing and Investigations Section
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Phone: (860) 509-7400
Fax: (860) 509-7538
Click here for the Consumer Guide to DPH's Complaint Investigation and Hearing Process for more details.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health also maintains the Medicare Home Health Hotline to receive complaints specifically about home health services. The toll free number is: (800) 828-9769.
Nursing Home Information
Copies of the Nursing Home Facilities publication may be purchased by contacting the Department at 860-509-7400.
The Health Care Financing
Administration's (HCFA) Nursing Home Database contains
information on every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing
home in the country. This website enables you to
Additional Websites for Information
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