WellCare awarded potential five-year contract to serve Kentucky's Medicaid Managed Care program

June 30, 2015

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services selected WellCare of Kentucky to continue serving the state's Medicaid Managed Care program in all eight of the program's regions. The one-year contract may be extended for four additional one-year renewals. Under the contract, WellCare of Kentucky will coordinate medical, behavioral and dental health for eligible Medicaid recipients in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), State CHIP, and Aged, Blind and Disabled (ABD) programs. As of March 31, 2015, WellCare of Kentucky serves approximately 441,000 Medicaid members, 6,000 Medicare Advantage plan members and 21,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members.