Rhode Island Dialysis Patient Resources
Patient Support and Financial Resources
National Kidney Foundation of New England
This foundation has a grant to assist patients who have kidney disease or are transplant recipients with a variety of needs.
The Kidney Transplant/Dialysis Association, Inc. (KT/DA)
The KT/DA provides direct financial aid to needy kidney patients and donors in New England.
P.O. Box 51362 GMF
Boston, MA 02205-1362
#1 Network of New England
1952 Whitney Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hamden, CT 06517
State Run Programs
Rhode Island Department of Human Services
- Adult Programs: A federal- and state-funded program that pays for medical and health related services for eligible Rhode Islanders.
- Programs for Children: Medical Assistance for Children with Special Health Care Needs
- Children with special health care needs may qualify for Medical Assistance due to their disability or condition.
- Additional Programs: Rite Care and Rite Share, for families and those who need premium assistance.
Health Reform Status
Exchange: Rhode Island will run its own state-based health insurance exchange.
Medicaid: The state will expand Medicaid eligibility.