Unlike many Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D websites wellcare.com includes both Medicare and Medicaid plans. If you are interested in a Wellcare Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D plan be sure to begin by choosing the Medicare link.
Another option to start your search is to click the Looking for a Better Medicare Plan? link near the top of the home page. Doing so will open a pop up window giving you several options including:
- Already a member
- Talk with a live agent
- Request info
- Compare plans
- Enroll now
If you are just beginning to shop for a Medicare Advantage Plan you should choose Compare Plans. You will be prompted to enter your zip code and answer a few brief questions. You can skip the step of entering your drugs if you are just searching for cursory information.
Popular Wellcare Medicare Plans
Wellcare Medicare plans include Advantage Plans as well as Medicare Part D Plans. When researching Advantage plans on wellcare.com you will find both HMO and HMO-POS Plans. The Wellcare HMO-POS plans offer a greater degree of freedom for the member to receive services out-of-network.
Two popular Medicare Advantage Plans are Wellcare Value and Wellcare Choice. Both of these plans include Part D coverage. Plans are also available without Part D coverage. Two popular medical only plans include Wellcare Advance HMO and Wellcare Essential HMO-POS.
Enrolling in a Wellcare Medicare Plan
There are several ways you can enroll in a Wellcare Medicare Advantage or Wellcare PDP plan. Options include:
- You can enroll online at www.wellcare.com
- Download the enrollment form and mail it
- Contact Wellcare by phone to enroll
- Enroll through Medicare at www.medicare.gov
- Meet with an agent appointed with Wellcare to enroll
Keep in mind that if you are interested in enrolling in a Wellcare Medicare Plan you are subject to enrollment periods. Unless you are aging into Medicare or have a Special Enrollment Period your next opportunity to enroll will be during the Annual Enrollment Period.
The Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Period begins October 15th and ends December 7th.
To learn more about Wellcare Medicare Plans including information on Wellcare premiums and Part D formularies visit Wellcare.com