“We are committed to serving our members and providing them access to quality health care,” said Walt Cooper, WellCare’s chief administrative officer. “This is particularly important following natural disasters, and we have resources in place to assist members in this time of need.”
WellCare members in designated disaster areas have special rights such as assistance in filling prescriptions and replacing lost insurance information.
To replace prescription medication: Members who are missing prescription medication or do not have prescription information readily available, should work with their pharmacies to identify and fill the necessary prescriptions. For help, members or pharmacies can call WellCare at 1-888-550-5252 (TTY/TDD 1-888-816-5252)
To replace lost insurance information and plan ID cards: Members should call WellCare at 1-888-550-5252 (TTY/TDD 1-888-816-5252)
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, Florida, WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company served approximately 2.6 million members nationwide as of December 31, 2011. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com.
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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare.