Home And Community-Based Services


man in wheelchair with guitar

Medicaid LTSS Service Options

If you, a family member, or friend needs long-term services and supports (LTSS), you may be able to get the care you need at home or in a community-based setting.  Below are the Medicaid LTSS options you may want to consider. 

To find out if you (or a relative or friend) is eligible to receive long-term services and supports (LTSS) from Medicaid, or to learn how to become eligible, click here. You can also get help by clicking on our MyOptionsRI website.

Assisted Living: The Rhode Island Medicaid program covers assisted living services in State-licensed Assisted Living Residences (ALRs) that are certified to participate in the long-term services and support (LTSS) program. Covered services include on-site, 24-hour personal care assistance, homemaker and chore services, medication management, therapeutic, social and recreational activities, and health-related transportation. The amount of these services a person receives may differ based on the scope of their needs. For more information, click on our Assisted Living fact sheet or call the POINT at (401) 462-4444. For a list of assisted living facilities, click here.

RIte@Home: LTSS Shared Living is a Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) service delivery option for people who want services in a home-like setting but cannot live alone because they need considerable help with the activities of daily living. Such activities include eating, dressing, toileting, homemaker services, meals, and transportation, among others. For more information, click on our RIte@Home fact sheet or call (401) 462-6393 or one our community partner agencies: Caregiver Homes of RI at (401) 473-2160 or Seven Hills RI at (401) 229-9700.

Personal Choice: The Personal Choice program is a self-directed option for Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) for people who want to get care while continuing to live at home. Self-directed means that the person chooses who provides their care and when. Medicaid beneficiaries who select this option manage their service budget, how much their caregivers are paid within certain limits, and decide the type of training they receive. For more information, click on our Personal Choice fact sheet or call (401) 462-6393 or one of our community partner agencies: AccessPointRI at (401) 941-1112, Seven Hills RI at (401) 229-9700, or Tri-CountyRI at (401) 351-2750.


For More Information