The Medicare Advantage plans we offer are for people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare Parts A and B. Our plans give you more benefits and features than Original Medicare. And you still receive all of your Medicaid benefits.
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSN) is Rhode Island's Medicaid managed care plan for Children with a disability or chronic condition and they are determined eligible for: Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Katie Beckett or Adoption Subsidy through the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). When eligible for Medicaid, parents or guardians are then given a choice of enrollment in a participating health plan. Children who live in an institutional facility are excluded from health plan enrollment. In those situations, children will be enrolled in traditional Medicaid Fee-For-Service.
Children with Special Healthcare Needs may qualify for RIte Care under UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. The Department of Human Services will enroll Children with Special Healthcare Needs who are eligible for Medicaid.
UnitedHealthcare® of New England's Medicaid health plan was ranked 7th among all Medicaid health plans in the country according to U.S. News & World Report/NCQA "America's Best Health Plans" 2014-2015. The study ranked the nation's commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid health plans based on access to care, overall member satisfaction, prevention, treatment, and overall quality score. "America's Best Health Plans" is a trademark of U.S. News & World Report.
RIte Care is Rhode Island's Medicaid managed care program for families on the RI Works Program and eligible uninsured pregnant women, children, and parents. Members enroll in a participating health plan. UnitedHealthcare RIte Care members can use the large network of doctors specialists, hospitals and other healthcare providers who are part of the UnitedHealthcare of New England network.