Nutrition, Metabolic

Programs that provide liquid nutrition supplements for older adults and/or people with disabilities who, for medical reasons, are unable to derive sufficient nutrients from a regular diet. Also included are programs that provide high calorie liquid supplements needed by cancer patients and others who have difficulty swallowing, digesting or keeping solid foods down. (AIRS Liquid Nutrition Supplements BD-1800.8200-400)

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RI

Statewide

Organization Name: Hasbro Children's Hospital
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Address:
335R Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-444-5685
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: The Children's Neurodevelopment Center (CNDC) at Hasbro Children's Hospital provides evaluation and treatment of children with neurological, genetic, developmental, metabolic and behavioral disorders. The center incorporates multidisciplinary care with pediatric urology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and craniofacial programs.



The center is located on Prairie Avenue, in an area designed to be particularly spacious, comfortable and welcoming to children and their parents, who are essential partners in their children's care.
Provider Profiles: Clinics and Programs include

Genetics
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Psychological Services
Neurology
Spina Bifida Clinic
Neuromuscular Conditions Clinic
Metabolism and Nutrition Clinic
Pediatric Dermatology contact Gail Davis ext 40942
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Contact Ann Rochette Ext 43760
Pediatric Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology (RIC) contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Endocrinology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Nephrology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Gastroenterology contact Kristina Travers ext 46734
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/31/2019

Providence, RI

Organization Name: Hasbro Children's Hospital
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Address:
Pediatric GI Clinic
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-444-8306
Eligibility: If you are already a pediatric gastroenterology (GI) patient, you can ask your GI doctor to make a referral to the feeding program. If you are not a pediatric GI patient, you or your pediatrician can contact the GI office to request a referral to the feeding program. Please call 401-444-0194 to schedule an initial appointment with a GI physician.
Provider Profiles: The Feeding Program

Feeding Issues

The feeding program of the division of pediatric gastroenterology is comprised of a multidisciplinary team that specializes in evaluating children with feeding problems.

Our members include a pediatric gastroenterologist, pediatric nurse practitioner, child psychologist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist and a registered dietitian.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/6/2016

Nationwide

Organization Name: Abbot Nutrition
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Address:
Phone: 800-558-7677
Eligibility: Must meet eligibility criteria.
Services Provided: Assists with costs for formulas, Ensure and PediaSure, Abbott Nutrition products.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/15/2020
50 Whittemore Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-281-6666
Organization Name: NeedyMeds.org
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Address:
50 Whittemore Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-281-6666
Toll Free Phone: 800-503-6897
Fax: 206-260-8850
Email: info@needymeds.org
Eligibility: There are no income, insurance, age, or residency requirements.
Services Provided: Provides a free drug discount card that offers a discount of up to 80% off prescriptions drugs, medical supplies written on a prescription form, over the counter drugs, and pet prescriptions.

Offers applications and information so that people can apply directly to drug manufacturers and other organizations that provide assistance. The application process is strictly between the applicant and the manufacturer.
All of the information on the website is at no cost and is updated daily.
Provider Profiles: 90 day w refills. Turnaround 3-4 weeks; physician sends in prescription
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/17/2020
Organization Name: Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
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Address:
12 Vreeland Road, 2nd Floor
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Phone: 800-422-2752
Toll Free Phone: 800-422-2752
Services Provided: Provides brand name medications at no or low cost. Funding for nutrition products available, including for people who require a tube feeding to meet 100% of daily nutritional requirements. Only patients whose sole or primary source of nutrition is the requested product are eligible for this program. Patients who use the products as supplements are not eligible.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/15/2020
Organization Name: MeadJohnson Nutrition (Enfamil)
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Address:
Eligibility: Children requiring formula
Services Provided: Listing of a variety of Enfamile programs for different needs: Enfamil, Helping Hand (Enfamil), Nutramigen Savings and Support Program (Enfamil), Premature (Enfamil), Multiple Birth Program (Enfamile); and Free Matabolic Starter Case (Mead Johnson), Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/15/2020
Organization Name: Parapharma Tech
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Address:
Eligibility: Infants with reflux, for low income families denied coverage by insurance. Medicaid patients automatically qualify when thickening is deemed medically necessary.
Services Provided: Offers financial assistance with a healthier alternative thickening option to cereals for infants with reflux. Gelmix is a USDA Organic thickener for pediatric use in the US. Purathick is a USDA Organic thickener for adults and children over 1 year old.
Patient/Parent application is on website.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/15/2020