WellCare Health Plans, Inc. : WellCare Names Brian Luidhardt Vice President Of Claims Operations TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2013) - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that Brian Luidhardt has been named vice president of claims operations. He will provide leadership and oversight for claims processing, enterprise intake/mail services, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) operations, claims delegation oversight, claims training and the WellCare Claims Command Center. "Brian's more than 17 years of health care experience will help support our efforts to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions," said Walt Cooper, WellCare's chief administrative officer. "I am confident that his extensive claims operations knowledge will help to enhance our value to government customers, members and providers." Before joining WellCare, Luidhardt served as vice president of Claims Operations at Amerigroup Corporation. Previously, Luidhardt was director of Operations for UnitedHealth Group's Uniprise Group Services. Earlier in his career, he managed claims services for Cigna HealthCare. "I am excited to join WellCare to help lead a team of people who are dedicated to developing and implementing processes that help to ensure members get access to the right care at the right time in the appropriate setting," said Luidhardt. About WellCare Health Plans, Inc. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company serves approximately 2.6 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2012. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com. ### CONTACT: Media Relations Marq Caughell 813-206-3956 firstname.lastname@example.org WellCare Names Brian Luidhardt Vice President Of Claims Operations ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1670685
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. : WellCare Names Brian Luidhardt Vice President Of Claims Operations
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