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Dec 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Harmony Health Plan Associate Honored as Care Coordinator of the Year by the Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans

Harmony Health Plan, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that Dana Barrows, MA LCPC, was named Southern...


Dec 05, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare ACOs Led by Primary Care Physicians Saved $90.5 Million for Medicare Program and Generated $43.6 Million Shared Savings Revenue

Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a WellCare company (NYSE: WCG), announced today that 11 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that CHS formed...


Dec 05, 2017, 08:30 ET Staywell Announces $45,000 in Scholarships Aimed at Improving the Shortage of Certified Nursing Assistants Serving Long-Term Care

Direct-care workers, such as certified nursing assistants (CNAs), are essential in helping elders and adults with disabilities who require...


Dec 04, 2017, 08:30 ET Care1st Health Plan Arizona Signs Value-Based Agreement with Equality Health to Offer an Expanded Network and Culturally Competent Services

Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today that it signed a value-based agreement with...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:30 ET 'Ohana Health Plan Helps Students at Haiku Elementary Stay Active

'Ohana Health Plan, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, recently sponsored the Hawaii 5210 Let's Go! Program assemblies and...


Nov 28, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare of New York Honored by New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Community Engagement

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) and the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) announced today that WellCare of New York was...


Nov 27, 2017, 08:30 ET Governor Appoints WellCare of Nebraska's Medical Director, Dr. Stephen Lazoritz, to the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council

WellCare of Nebraska, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that its medical director, Dr. Stephen Lazoritz, has...


Nov 20, 2017, 08:30 ET Harmony Health Plan Names Patrick Burke COO

Harmony Health Plan, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it named Patrick Burke as its chief...


Nov 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Missouri Care's Mobile App Offers Convenient Healthcare Information for Medicaid Members

Missouri Care, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), offers a mobile app to enable members to conveniently access their...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Easy Choice Health Plan Signs Value-Based Agreement with AltaMed Health Services

Easy Choice Health Plan, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AltaMed...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare of Nebraska Offers Unique Medicaid Programs During Open Enrollment Period for Families and Children to Promote Good Health

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), will offer Nebraska's Heritage Health Medicaid members various unique benefits and services to help them...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare Offers Enhanced Medicare Advantage Plan Benefits in 2018

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, will offer a...


Nov 13, 2017, 00:01 ET New Research: Healthcare Costs Most Taxing for Seniors, Yet Retirees Are More Likely to Comparison Shop for Cable and Internet Than for a Medicare Plan

Healthcare costs rank most burdensome among common living expenses for seniors. Yet, few older Americans are taking steps that could help...


Nov 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Easy Choice Health Plan Honors Physician Groups for Dedication to Providing Exceptional Care in Accordance with HEDIS

Easy Choice Health Plan, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, recently honored eight independent practice associations (IPAs)...


Nov 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Missouri Care Receives Renewal of NCQA Quality Accreditation for MO HealthNet Managed Care (Medicaid) Plan

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded an accreditation...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:30 ET 'Ohana Health Plan Honored Case Managers for Dedication to Providing Outstanding Services

'Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, recently recognized 24 community care services (CCS) case managers...


Nov 03, 2017, 17:13 ET WellCare Comments on Funding for the Championing Healthy Kids Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). WellCare Health Plans,...


Nov 02, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare Launches Mobile Phone Program to Support New Mothers in Nebraska

WellCare of Nebraska, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today the launch of its unique "Baby's First" text...


Nov 01, 2017, 16:30 ET WellCare to Present at the Credit Suisse 26th Annual Healthcare Conference

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that members of its management team are scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse 26th...


Oct 31, 2017, 05:45 ET WellCare Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) ("WellCare") today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. As determined under generally...


Oct 26, 2017, 16:53 ET WellCare Statement in Support of Declaration of Public Health Emergency for Opioids

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) commends the Trump administration on the declaration of the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency...


Oct 25, 2017, 13:00 ET WellCare Pharmacy Management Pilot Program Reduces Opioid Dispensing by 50 Percent Among At-Risk Populations

As the nation faces a growing opioid crisis, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and...


Oct 19, 2017, 17:00 ET Harmony Health Plan Selected to Participate in the Statewide Illinois Managed Care Medicaid Program

Harmony Health Plan, Inc. ("Harmony"), a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today it signed a contract with the...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:49 ET WellCare Achieves High Star Quality Rating for Medicare Plans in Florida

WellCare of Florida, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) received a rating of 4 out of 5 stars for its Plan Year 2018 Medicare...


Oct 11, 2017, 08:30 ET New Partnership Expands WellCare Members' Access to UNC Health Alliance

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, announced today...