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Last $80.12 USD
Change Today -0.61 / -0.76%
Volume 320.3K
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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs. It operates in three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare PDPs. The Medicaid Health Plans segment offers plans for beneficiaries of temporary assistance for needy families, supplemental security income, and aged blind and disabled residents; and other state-based programs, such as children's health insurance programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid, as well as managed long-term care programs for people with chronic illnesses or who have disabilities and need health and long-term care services. The Medicare Health Plans segment provides Medicare, a federal program that provides eligible persons age 65 and over and some disabled persons with a range of hospital, medical, and prescription drug benefits; Medicare Advantage, a Medicare’s managed care alternative to original Medicare program, which provides individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and coordinated care plans that are administered through health maintenance organizations and require members to seek health care services and select a primary care physician from a network of health care providers. The Medicare PDPs segment offers Medicare part D PDP plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Its PDP plans offer national in-network prescription drug coverage with approximately 71,000 pharmacies, including a preferred pharmacy network. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 4.1 million members in 49 states and the District of Columbia. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

6,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 1985

wellcare health plans inc (WCG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $524.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $396.2K
Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, Senior ...
Total Annual Compensation: $432.3K
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $412.1K
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice...
Total Annual Compensation: $321.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wellcare health plans inc (WCG) Key Developments

Wellcare Names Kathy Warner as State President, South Carolina

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced that it has named Kathy Warner state president, South Carolina, effective July 26, 2015. She has responsibility for WellCare's Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses across the state and will lead the company's statewide quality and growth initiatives. Warner has served as the company's chief operating officer for South Carolina since March 2013. She will continue to report to Roman Kulich, WellCare's region president for Georgia and South Carolina. Warner has more than 28 years of health care experience and has served in various health care executive roles. Prior to being WellCare of South Carolina's COO, she was WellCare's vice president of field network management for Georgia. She also served as market COO for central and southwest Georgia.

New York State Department of Health Renews WellCare's Medicaid Contract Through 2019

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced that the New York State Department of Health renewed the company's contract to continue serving New York's Medicaid Managed Care program in Albany, Bronx, Dutchess, Erie, Kings, New York, Orange, Queens, Rensselaer, Rockland and Ulster counties. The new contract runs through February 2019 and does not require annual renewals. Under this contract, WellCare of New York will continue to coordinate medical, behavioral and dental health care for eligible Medicaid recipients in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs.

CHFS Selects WellCare Health for Kentucky's Medicaid Managed Care Program

WellCare Health Plans, Inc., has announced that the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, or CHFS, has selected WellCare of Kentucky to continue serving the Commonwealth's Medicaid managed care program in all eight of the program's regions. The new contract begins on July 1, 2015 and is for one year. It may be extended for four additional one-year renewals at the Commonwealth's discretion.


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