RIte Care

Program Description

RIte Care is Rhode Island’s Medicaid managed care program for families with children,  pregnant women, and children under age 19.  Families have a choice of three participating health plans-Tufts Health Plan, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.


for RIte Care is based on income and family size:

  • Parents with children under age 18 with income up to 133 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Pregnant women with income up to 253 percent of the FPL
  • Children up to age 19 with income up to 261 percent of the FPL


There is no cost for families or children who enroll in a RIte Care health plan.

How to Apply

Families with children can apply for health coverage online, by phone, by mail or in person. Assistance with applying is also available.

To apply online, create an account or login. If you need help, please call the DHS Call Center at 1-855-697-4347. To apply in person, go to a  Department of Human Services (DHS) Office or HealthSource RI.

You can also print a DHS-2 Application, fill it out and mail it to us. 

For more information, please call:

DHS Call Center- 1 (855) 697-4347

RIte Care