Who can join?
UnitedHealthcare offers coverage to beneficiaries of Rhode Island's RIte Care program, including Children With Special Health Care Needs. Children with Special Health Care Needs includes: children who are eligible for Rhode Island Medical Assistance through Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Katie Beckett or Adoption Subsidy.) Eligibility for enrollment in RIte Care is determined by the Department of Human Services (DHS).
RIte Care Eligibility basis
Eligibility is based on income and family size.
Under the new health reform, eligibility is determined in a new way that lets people with income up to 5% higher qualify for Medicaid. Click here (PDF 74.42 KB)
If you think you may qualify for RIte Care, a trained Navigator can help you apply for RIte Care. Visit HealthSourceRI to apply for coverage or to find the nearest Navigator near you.