WellCare receives notice of award to serve MO Medicaid program statewide
Missouri Care, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, announced it received a Notice of Award to serve the MO HealthNet Managed Care program throughout the state. The Missouri Office of Administration, Division of Purchasing presented the Notice of Award to Missouri Care as a result of a statewide competitive bidding process. Services under the new contract are expected to begin on May 1, 2017, with an initial one-year term and four additional one-year renewal options. As of June 30, 2016, Missouri Care and WellCare serve approximately 130,000 members in Missouri, including 117,000 MO HealthNet Managed Care (Medicaid) members and 13,000 Medicare Prescription Drug members.