Providers of Distinction

If you are a physician with questions regarding the Provider of Distinction program, please email care.compass@ct.gov.

Providers in Connecticut are identified based on the criteria listed for common medical procedures. Patients in the state’s plan will receive a cash payment when the eligible procedure is complete. To learn more about this program: carecompass.ct.gov/providersofdistinction.

Clinical Health Programs Offered to State of CT Health Plan Members

State of Connecticut employees, Partnership Plan, and their spouses and dependents

Diabetes Prevention

A 12-month class begins every quarter with educational meetings, coaching and challenges that builds healthy habits to prevent diabetes onset.

Administrator: Wellspark

Eligibility: Members 18+ who are prediabetic determined by  fasting glucose A1c &/or taking the CDC Prediabetes risk test. Those with Type 1 or 2 diabetes, are pregnant or have a BMI below 25 are ineligible.

Enrollment: Sign-up for the next class using the contact information on carecompass.ct.gov/diabetes

Orthopedic Care 

Connect with licensed medical professionals via video chat or phone in under 15 minutes for assistance with chronic musculoskeletal pain or joint mobility and stability issues.

Administrator: Upswing Health

Eligibility: All members. Dependent children under 18 can use Upswing with parental consent and supervision.

Enrollment: Any time at upswinghealth.com/partner/ct

Diabetes Management and Diabetes Reversal 

Diabetes Management Program: Helps type 1 and type 2 diabetics with lifestyle changes and A1c management, providing free monthly test strips.

Diabetes Reversal Program: A virtual clinic for type 2 diabetics, focusing on weight loss, blood sugar reduction, and medication reduction through personalized nutrition plans and support. No medication, surgery, or calorie counting required. 

Administrator: Virta Health

Eligibility: Members 18-79. Management Program is for those with either type 1 or 2 diabetes. The Reversal Program is exclusively for those with type 2 diabetes.

Enrollment: Apply any time at virtahealth.com/join/soc

Weight Management 

Flyte combines anti-obesity medications with expert guidance from obesity medicine specialists. Upon patient consent, Flyte providers can collaborate with PCPs by sending Encounter Summaries upon request. 

Administrator: Intellihealth/Flyte

Eligibility: Members 18+ with a BMI of 30+ or a BMI of 27+ with one weight-related condition (for example, diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea).

Enrollment: Apply any time at joinflyte.com/care-compass

Important: Medications prescribed for weight loss or weight management are covered only if they are prescribed by a Flyte physician.