A caregiver agency should be a certified HHA (Home Health Agency) if they wish to file Medicaid claims in Rhode Island. Certain regulations are applicable in every state. These homecare agencies always require proper license and certification for delivering services as per the information provided by the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.
Governing Body: State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS)
In Rhode Island, Medicaid is known as Medical Assistance (MA) and is offered in two different ways. The state’s managed care program – RIte Care, is for pregnant women, children, and parents. Another one is Medicaid expansion that provides coverage to the residents that come under the age group from 19 to 64 years and meets the state’s Medicaid income requirements.
To apply online for the available Medicaid programs in Rhode Island, you can visit the human service programs portal.
Home care businesses require advanced solutions to integrate Medicaid into their services, and Caresmartz has been doing that across the states for home care agencies, private-duty care providers, and home care franchisors for several years. CareSmartz360 is a complete software solution to manage a home care business, and it supports all Medicaid payers, allowing businesses to focus on other operations and processes.
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