Blood Lead Screenings

October 24 – 30, 2021 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. About 3.3 million American families have children under 6 years of age at risk of exposure to lead. Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Families and Campaign partners can get more information here: CDC - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

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Children's Health Coverage Programs in Rhode Island

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Rhode Island. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

Medicaid/CHIP Information in Rhode Island

Or call 1-855-697-4347 to talk to someone in Rhode Island about the RIte Care Program.

Medicaid/CHIP Dental Care in Rhode Island

Medicaid and CHIP also cover dental care for children. Once your child has coverage use the tools below to find dental care in Rhode Island: