Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs, recently celebrated the grand opening of its Welcome Room in League City, Texas. WellCare’s Welcome Rooms are neighborhood health care information, education and sales centers that are open to the public and staffed by WellCare associates to answer questions about Medicare health plans and eligibility.
At the Sept. 6 celebration, WellCare welcomed more than 75 people including local dignitaries Alicen Newman, President, North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce, and Logan Jack representing State Rep. Dr. Greg Bonnen, R-League City.
“WellCare’s League City Welcome Room can provide seniors with crucial information about their eligibility for a range of health care options,” said Bonnen. “This is a positive addition to our community and I appreciate the opportunity to welcome WellCare to League City.”
“WellCare’s mission is to partner with health care providers, governments and communities to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions,” said Frank Heyliger, WellCare’s Region President for La. and Texas. “Every day we have the privilege of helping beneficiaries in the League City area, and this facility will assist WellCare members, as well as seniors throughout the area, to access the tools and information they need to lead better and healthier lives.”
WellCare operates 18 Welcome Rooms throughout Florida, New York, Connecticut and Texas. They offer a comfortable environment where visitors can ask questions about health plans, find out if they are eligible for extra benefits, access health services and information, and enroll in a WellCare health plan.
With the upcoming Medicare open enrollment period, which runs between October and December, this new facility will be a valuable resource for the approximately 30,000 Medicare-eligible residents of League City and surrounding communities.
The WellCare Welcome Room is located at 2945 Gulf Freeway S., Suite F, League City, TX 77573. As of June 30, 2013, WellCare serves 98,000 Texas residents who are enrolled in its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug programs.
For more information about WellCare and its products and services, call 1-866-765-4385 or visit http://www.wellcare.com.
About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company serves approximately 2.8 million members nationwide as of June 30, 2013. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at http://www.wellcare.com.