Select Arcadian Medicare Advantage Plan Assets in Arizona to be acquired by WellCare

Well Care Health Plans, Inc. announced about its accord with Humana Inc. to gain select assets of Arcadian Health Plan, Inc.’s Desert Canyon Community Care Medicare Advantage plans in Arizona. This is part of a government-required divestiture for Humana to complete its acquisition of Arcadian Health as announced earlier. As per the agreement, Desert Canyon members in Mohave and Yavapai Counties will become Well Care of Arizona members on January 1, 2013.

There will be no change in the plan benefits and coverage of Desert Canyon Medicare Plans members in 2012. Desert Canyon will inform members about 2013 benefits and coverage. Well Care will work in association with Desert Canyon to ensure a smooth transition.

This acquisition makes Arizona the 12th state in which WellCare offers Medicare Supplement  plans. As of March 31, 2012, WellCare provided service to about 150,000 Medicare Advantage members in 11 states and about 10,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Arizona.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, offers managed care services to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare Insurance Plan. WellCare offers a range of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans.

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