Our Mission, Vision, Values


Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, an innovative health plan in partnership with the Community Health Centers, secures access to high quality, cost-effective health care for Rhode Island’s at-risk populations.


To advance its mission, Neighborhood is working to create a world where:

  • Everyone in Rhode Island has comprehensive health care coverage and access to high-quality health care.
  • Community Health Centers are models for the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective primary care and the building blocks of community health in their respective communities.
  • Neighborhood helps transform health care delivery as an essential partner in the state’s Medicaid program.
  • Neighborhood members are actively engaged in their health and health care.


Ardently Advocate for Members: Neighborhood treats members with dignity and respect and strives to create access to needed services and social supports.

Foster Partnerships: Only by working collaboratively at all levels of Neighborhood’s internal organization and by strengthening our external partnerships can we accomplish our mission.

Innovate to Improve the Health Care System: Neighborhood is dedicated to innovating in order to improve the way we work and to transform the health care system.

Demonstrate Value: Neighborhood must use our health care financing position to improve health outcomes, lower costs and ensure access to care.

Passionately Promote Health Equity: Neighborhood cares about those who are disenfranchised from the health care system and works to ensure that access to care and improved health outcomes become more equitable.

Create an Exceptional Workplace: Neighborhood is an employer of choice and works to attract and advance a culturally competent and diverse workforce to better serve our members.