Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly (RIPAE)

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly (RIPAE) program provides prescription drug cost assistance to Rhode Island residents 65 and older who meet specific income guidelines and those 55 and older who are disabled.
Contact Information
Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs
John O. Pastore Center, Benjamin Rush Building #55
35 Howard Ave.
Cranston, RI 02920
1-(401) 462-3000 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
  • Click here to visit the program's web site.
  • Eligibility:
    RIPAE is not a substitute for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage. RIPAE covers less than the standard Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Plan. In most cases, Extra Help plus Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage will offer significantly better coverage than the RIPAE program.