What Are Some Different Ways to Renew Medicaid?


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An individual can renew Medicaid in person, on the Internet, by telephone or through the mail, states the Executive Office of Health & Human Services. Renewal specifics differ depending on the state.

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Medicaid renewal can be carried out online at the Rhode Island Department of Human Services website, according to the Executive Office of Health & Human Services. Select the Renew online button, create an account, fill out the application and select the necessary health plans.

An individual can print out and mail in an application or apply by telephone at 1-855-651-7879. The last method of Medicaid renewal is in person at a DHS office. The renewal letter needs to be presented when renewing in person. A reminder renewal letter comes from the government 45 days before the Medicaid renewal expiration date.

In Pennsylvania, an individual can renew or apply for Medicaid through the online COMPASS website, states the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. If the Internet isn't an option, renewal can be applied for at the county assistance office or by calling the Consumer Service Center for Health Care Coverage at 1-866-550-4355. If the application is done online, the relevant form can be downloaded and filled out ahead of time or completed and emailed to the county assistance office.

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