Health Care  
Medical Assistance

Medical Assistance (Medicaid) pays for needed medical care for people 65 and older, or who have a disability.

Eligibility:
Individual
Couple
Monthly Income:
$850.83
$1,140.83
Resources
$4,000
$6,000
Life insurance:
$4,000 per person
$4,000 per person

If your income exceeds the above guidelines, you may still be eligible through the “flexible test.”

Apply at the nearest Department of Human Services (DHS) office:

Cranston & Vicinity
462-6500
East Providence & Pawtucket
729-5400
Johnston & Vicinity
222-5666
Newport/Aquidneck Island.
849-6000 or 1-800-675-9397
Providence.
222-7000
South County
267-1030 or 1-800-862-0222
Warwick/Kent County
736-6511
Woonsocket & Vicinity
235-6300 or 1-800-510-6988

If you have a question, or would like an application, call the DHS Information Line at 462-5300 (Voice) or 462-3363 (TTY).

For information on reporting Medicaid fraud, waste or abuse, call Rhode Island SMP at 462-0560 .

 

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