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Benefit Details
Rhode Island Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
Managing Agency Rhode Island http://www.ri.gov/index.php

Program Description

The Rhode Island Medical Assistance Program, also known as "Medicaid", is a Federal and state funded program that pays for medical and health related services for eligible Rhode Islanders. This includes inpatient and outpatient hospital care, preventive services, durable medical equipment, and many more services and benefits.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Rhode Island, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, a parent or relative caretaker of a dependent child(ren) under age 19, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, or be 65 years of age or older.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

To apply for this program, download and print an application from:
http://www.dhs.ri.gov/FormsApplications/FormsApplications/MedicalAssistanceApplicati...

Next, call your local DHS office to set up an appointment:
http://www.dhs.ri.gov/ContactUs/DHSOffices/MedicalAssistance/tabid/835/Default.aspx

Program Contact Information

To learn more about Rhode Island Medical Assistance, please visit: http://www.dhs.ri.gov/Adults/HealthMedicalServices/tabid/807/Default.aspx
Or call us at: 401-462-5300