United Healthcare of New England

Organization Name: United Healthcare of New England
Address: United Healthcare Community Plan
475 Kilvert Street
RI
Toll Free Phone: 800-587-5187
Eligibility: UnitedHealthcare offers coverage to beneficiaries of Rhode Island's RIte Care program, including Children With Special Healthcare Needs. Children with Special Healthcare 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). Eligibility basis Children under the age of 21 are eligible for Medical Assistance due to their eligibility for Katie Becket, SSI, or Adoption subsidy Must live in Rhode Island Are not covered by other health insurance And do not live in an institutional long-term facility
Services Provided: Members with children who are eligible for the Rlte Smiles program can visit the UnitedHealthcare Dental Rlte Smiles dentist locator site. Children born after May 1, 2000 are eligible for the RIte Smiles program. https://www.uhccommunityplan.com/ri/chip/children-with-special-health-care-needs/find-a-dentist.html
Provider Profiles: Children with Special Healthcare 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.
Original Source: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Last Updated: 7/25/2017