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WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
[8735 Henderson Rd]
PO Box 31372
Tampa , FL   33631-3372   USA
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Business Focus:
Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
HIP: Medicaid Health Plan
HIP: Medicare Advantage Plan
IDN: Medical Group System
Association: State HIP / Managed Care
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Company Description:

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services exclusively for government-sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, WellCare offers a variety of Medicaid and Medicare plans, including health plans for families, children, the aged, blind and disabled and prescription drug plans, currently serving over 2.3 million members nationwide.

Founded in 1985, our team of 2,000 associates, over 25,000 physician partners and 47,000+ pharmacies serve nearly three quarters of a million members across seven states:  Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, Louisiana and New York. The WellCare Group of Companies operates plans under the WellCare, Staywell, HealthEase, Harmony and PreferredOne brands. WellCare most recently launched national stand-alone Presription Drug Plans (PDPs) under the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.

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Company Contacts:
Media Contact(s)
Kimbrel Arculeo
[Vice President - Corporate Communications]
Marq Caughell
[Senior Writer, Executive & Corporate Communications]
Michele Pinnau
[Media Contact]
Charles Talbert
[Media Relations]
Crystal Warwell Walker
[Director Corporate Public Relations]
Patti Flesher
[External Communications Manager]
Alissa Lawver
[Public Relations Manager]
Andy Gerlt
[Media Contact]

Company Officials:
Richard A. Barasch
[Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Universal American Corp.)]
Bruce D. Greenstein
[Chief Executive Officer]
Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr.
[Board Director]
Glenn D. Steele Jr. MD, PhD
[Board of Directors Member]
Chuck Beeman
[State President for Illinois]
Kenneth A. Burdick JD
[Chief Executive Officer]
Theodore Carpenter Jr.
[President of Medicare Health Plans division (Universal American Corp.)]
Christina Cooper
[Florida and Hawaii Division president]
Scott Cummings
[State President of Arizona]
Urcel R. Fields
[State President, South Carolina]
Lou Gianquinto
[Missouri President]
Frank Heyliger
[Southwest Region President]
Troy Hildreth
[State President, North Carolina]
Jason Israel
[President, Insurance Companies (Universal American Corp.)]
John Kirchner
[State President of New Jersey]
Roman T. Kulich
[Region President, Georgia and South Carolina]
Gregg MacDonald
[President, WellCare of Florida]
Cesar Martinez
[President, WellCare of Texas]
Elizabeth Miller
[President, Florida]
Ralph K. Tang MBA
[President - MD/VA IPA]
Patrick Burke
[Chief Operating Officer in Illinois]
Tim Mullen
Ben Orris
[Chief Operating Officer for Wellcare in Kentucky]
Blair W. Todt
[Senior Vice President, Chief Legal And Administrative Officer and Secretary]
Eugenie Komives MD
[Chief Medical Officer in North Carolina]
Patricia Salber MD, MBA
[Chief Medical Officer (Universal American Corp.)]
Traci Thompson Ferguson
[Chief Medical Director of Medical Management]
Michael N. Baxley
[Medical Director]
Bernard Cohen MD
[Vice President - Quality Management]
Clarence Davis MD
[Senior Medical Director for Georgia]
Hugh Durrence
[ACC Tri-Counties Medical Director (Universal American Corp.)]
Jerry Frank
[Medical Director]
Alok Gupta
[Medical Director (Virginia Collaborative Care)]
Alok Gupta PhD
[ACO Medical Director (Virginia Collaborative Care)]
Bruce Herman MD
[Medical Director - Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Wisconsin (Universal American Corp.)]
James W. Howatt
[Medical Director in Iowa]
Robert London MD
[Senior Medical Director]
Ronald F. Lopez MD
[Senior Medical Director]
Dennis Odie
[Medical Director, Northern Maryland Collaborative Care (Universal American Corp.)]
Ajit Parekh MD
[Medical Director, Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Wisconsin (Universal American Corp.)]
Howard Shaps MD, MBA
[Deputy Chief Medical Officer]
Rosie Singh
[Medical Director, Maryland Collaborative Care (Universal American Corp.)]
Brian Stratta
[Senior Medical Director]
Andrew L. Asher
[SVP and CFO]
Travis Christie
[VP & CFO (Universal American Corp.)]
Sandy Kummerer
[Chief Marketing Officer (Universal American Corp.)]
Kristi Meyer MBA
[Vice President - Marketing (Universal American Corp.)]
John Wardle
[President - Medicare Part D (Universal American Corp.)]
Kendra Archer
[Senior Corporate Counsel]
Phillip Bisesi
[VP, Assistant General Counsel]
Thomas F. O'Neil III
[Vice Chairman]
Anthony Wolk
[General Counsel (Universal American Corp.)]
Michael Yount RPh, JD
[Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer]
Ellen Gallagher
[Senior Director of Corporate Provider Services]
Renee Santana
[Senior Director - Strategic Initiatives]
David Bork
[Information Technology Security Compliance Officer]
Darren Ghanayem
[Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer]
Anil Kottoor
[Former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer]
Timothy Trodden
[Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer]
Kimbrel Arculeo
[Vice President - Corporate Communications]
Marq Caughell
[Senior Writer, Executive & Corporate Communications]
Kirk Clove
[Former Executive Vice President - Market Operations (Universal American Corp.)]
Bob Downs
[Vice President and General Manager (Universal American Corp.)]
Tim Meyers
[State President - Nebraska]
Kelly Munson
[EVP of Medicaid]
Michael P. Radu
[President of Medicare PDP]
Catheryn Rossberg
Lisa Wright
[Regional President - Medicare North Division]
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Company News/Coverage:
WellCare Supports North Carolina Communities in Need During the COVID-19 Pandemic
WellCare Supports New Jersey Communities in Need During the COVID-19 Pandemic
WellCare Enters into New Agreement with HealthChoice, LLC
Centene Completes Acquisition of WellCare, Creating a Leading Healthcare Enterprise Focused on Government-Sponsored Healthcare Programs
WellCare Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2020 List of "World's Most Admired Companies"
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