Wellcare is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multinational healthcare company dedicated to transforming community health, one person at a time. As of January 1, 2022, Centene’s Medicare brands include Allwell, Health Net, Fidelis Care, and Trillium Advantage.


The Wellcare Medicare Pharmacy Provider Portal offers pharmacists a convenient way to manage their patients’ prescriptions and medications. Pharmacy members have access to the portal, which includes options to renew prescriptions, request pre-approval, and view a patient’s medication history. Wellcare is part of Centene Corporation, the sixth-largest provider of Medicare Advantage plans. Centene completed the acquisition of Wellcare in early 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wellcare’s service area?

Wellcare offers Medicare Advantage plans in 36 states and Medicare prescription drug plans in exactly 50 states and Washington, D.C. In total, Centene gives Medicare Advantage plans in 1,575 counties or nearly half of the counties in the United States.

What is the Cost of WellCare Medicare?

The cost of Medicare Advantage plans depends on your project, geographical location, and healthcare needs. One of the costs to consider is the plan premium. For 2022, Wellcare Medicare Advantage premiums range from $0 to $286 per month. Seven in ten of Wellcare’s HMO, PPO, and PFFS plans offer a $0 bonus. Special needs plans have premiums ranging from $0 to $40.70. Only about 2.3% of Wellcare special needs programs provide tips for $0.

What is Wellcare Customer service?

Wellcare members can contact customer service for their plans in the following ways:

  • Submit a question via a contact form.
  • Call 800-960-2530 for general inquiries.
  • Call your Wellcare card membership number.

Visit your state’s Wellcare page (search for “Wellcare” and your state) and select Contact Us. This page contains phone numbers for current and potential Medicare members and the state’s Nurse Counseling Hotline and State Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline, depending on the form.