TAMPA, Fla., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Staywell Health Plan, a WellCare (NYSE: WCG) health plan dedicated to serving Medicaid members in Florida, offers a mobile app to enable members to conveniently access their health plan information with the touch of a button.
The app is free and can be used by Staywell Medicaid members to:
- Find a doctor or dentist.
- Locate nearby urgent care clinics or hospitals quickly.
- Access Wellness Services, a secure feature that reminds members about needed preventive health screenings, such as a mammogram or eye exam.
- Display their Staywell Member ID Card, or send it electronically to providers.
- Receive timely member updates, such as an annual flu shot reminder.
"We are continuously enhancing the tools we create to help our members get the information and care they need to achieve and maintain optimal health," said Elizabeth Miller, WellCare of Florida's chief operating officer. "This mobile app is a new platform that will allow our members to easily do things like find a primary care provider, locate an urgent care clinic, connect with customer service, and get reminders about recommended preventive screenings."
The Staywell app is available to iPhone ® and Android ® smartphone users via their device's mobile app store.
Members can call the customer service number on the back of their ID cards if they have questions about the app or need assistance to download it.
As of March 31, 2016, WellCare serves approximately 772,000 Medicaid members, 57,000 Florida Healthy Kids members, 92,000 Medicare Advantage members, and 31,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Florida.
About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company serves approximately 3.7 million members nationwide as of March 31, 2016. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com or view the company's videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WellCareHealthPlan.
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