Memorial Health System Is Now a Participating Provider for Wellcare Medicare Advantage Members in Mississippi
GULFPORT, MS (February 14, 2023) – Wellcare Medicare Advantage members on the Mississippi Gulf Coast now have in-network access to Memorial Health System providers and facilities under a new agreement with Wellcare, effective January 1, 2023.
This agreement provides new and existing Wellcare Medicare Advantage members access to Memorial Health System’s network of physicians, specialists, patient care services, and ancillary care services.
Memorial’s expansive footprint includes multiple hospital facilities, three outpatient surgery locations, a medical office building, outpatient diagnostic centers, and more than 110 Memorial Physician Clinics. Over 400 physicians, providing care for over 40 specialties, will now be available to Wellcare members.
“Memorial Health System is committed to expanding access to our healthcare services,” said Memorial Health System President & CEO Kent Nicaud. “Our new partnership with Wellcare enables us to provide more members of our community with access to high-quality, affordable healthcare services, close to home.”
“We are excited to partner with Memorial Health System to help improve the quality of care for our members in Mississippi,” said Aaron Sisk, Plan President and CEO of Magnolia Health. “This agreement provides our members with access to the highest quality care and services across the state and further supports our efforts to partner with high-performing providers and health systems.”
For a complete list of insurance companies we participate with, please visit https://wearememorial.com/patients/billing-and-insurance/accepted-insurance-plans/.
Memorial Health System has been serving the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1946. Located in Gulfport, Mississippi, Memorial is a not-for-profit medical complex jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County. Memorial includes multiple hospitals, a state-designated Level II Trauma Center, two nursing centers, four outpatient surgery centers, satellite outpatient diagnostic and rehabilitation centers, and more than 110 Memorial Physician Clinics. Memorial offers several of the region’s most comprehensive clinical programs and medical specialties unique to the area, including a Level III Neonatal ICU and Mississippi’s first nationally-certified Primary Stroke Center. Visit wearememorial.com to learn more.
For more than 20 years, Wellcare has offered a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), which offer affordable coverage beyond Original Medicare. Today, the company offers benefits with every Medicare beneficiary in mind, such as dental, hearing and vision services; Flex cards to assist with co-pays; transportation services; telehealth visits; wellness and fitness programs; in-home support services; and special supplemental benefits for the chronically ill. Wellcare is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading healthcare enterprise committed to transforming the health of the community, one person at a time. Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, Centene’s Medicare brands, including Allwell, Health Net, Fidelis Care, Trillium Advantage, ‘Ohana Health Plan, and TexanPlus transitioned to the Wellcare brand. For more information about Wellcare, visit www.wellcare.com.
Wellcare is the Medicare brand for Centene Corporation, an HMO, PPO, PFFS, PDP plan with a Medicare contract and is an approved Part D Sponsor. Our D-SNP plans have a contract with the state Medicaid program. Enrollment in our plans depends on contract renewal.
Provider may also contract with other Plans/Part D sponsors.
Please contact your plan for details.
Other (physicians and providers) are available in Wellcare’s network.