Program DescriptionThe 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 RequirementsIn 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 StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessTo apply for this program, download and print an application from:
Next, call your local DHS office to set up an appointment:
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