Please copy this integration script and paste it to where you want to fit in. You can also qualify for free or “charity” care at one of our local hospitals. For more information, call or visit the financial services office of any Rhode Island hospital, call the Department of Health at 401-222-5960 or learn more about the program. You only have 60 days from the date of the Medicaid notification to register with HealthSource RI during your check-in period. To avoid a gap in your health care, we help you choose a new plan before your Medicaid coverage stops. We can also tell you if you are eligible for financial assistance to reduce your costs. If you receive a Medicaid notification that you or a member of your household is no longer eligible for Medicaid due to changes in income or your household, you can sign up for a health plan through HealthSource RI, but you need to act quickly. If you need help applying or if you have any questions, you can find help for free. Find a certified scooter near you. Call 1-855-840-4774 to speak to a recording specialist or find a certified recorder near you. What is the difference between Medicaid and HealthSource RI? You will receive a notification from the Department of Human Services that will tell you if you have been authorized, refused or need more information to make a decision. It is very important that you respond when information is requested. Who`s entitled to Medicaid? Medicaid includes low-income adults, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, pregnant women, children in care institutions and adolescents under the age of 26.
What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a program that provides free or low-cost health care to people with limited incomes and resources. If you qualify, you can sign up for Medicaid at any time. In Rhode Island, we offer plans for Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, Tufts Health Plan, UnitedHealthcare and RIte Smiles. If you are currently enrolled in Medicaid coverage and have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the Rhode Island Department of Health`s COVID 19 vaccine site here: covid.ri.gov/vaccination. If you are no longer eligible for Medicaid, contact HealthSource RI. You can apply online at the HealthSourceRI.com. This unique app will let you know if you qualify for Free Or Lower Cost Medicaid or Affordable Commercial Coverage via HealthSource RI. You can also apply personally at your local human services office (DHS) or by phone at 1-855-840-4774 at 1-855-840-4774. HealthSource RI is the public market for the purchase and comparison of health insurance plans.
People apply for health insurance through HSRI and may be eligible for Medicaid or an insurance plan (possibly with financial support) based on their income. Your application via HSRI determines your options.