What Is WellCare Health Plan?
Wellcare is a part of Centene (an insurer offering government-sponsored insurance) that offers Medicare Advantage plans to its customers. In 1985, WellCare started as a Medicaid provider for the state of Tampa, Florida. As part of their Medicare Advantage programs, WellCare offers Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans. Choosing a primary care physician (PCP) to handle a person’s care is usually part of a WellCare HMO plan. Moreover, PCP also refers patients to WellCare-approved healthcare professionals.