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Benefits

WellCare of Nebraska members enjoy additional benefits free of charge.


Value-Added (Expanded) Services

Benefits Description

Benefits

Description

No Co-pays

  • $0 co-pays for all benefits except brand drugs, DME and vision (No co-pay for visiting your primary care provider)

Boy Scouts

  • Free Boy Scouts annual membership and subscription to Boys Life Magazine for members ages 5-18

Girl Scouts

  • Free Girl Scouts annual membership for children ages 5-18, including supply fees
  • Free annual membership for all participating adults

Free Cellphone

  • Free wireless cellphone with 350 monthly minutes and unlimited text message for all members

Non-Medical Transportation

  • Free non-medical transportation to WIC appointments and educational classes (childbirth)

Steps2Success

Steps2Success Program

  • Training - Free job training and financial education classes
  • Reading Scholarships - Free reading scholarships for qualified members in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade who want to improve their reading skills
  • GED Program - Free GED testing for members 16 and older

Mail Order Pharmacy

  • Medications can be shipped to members’ homes. This helps members in rural areas or who have trouble leaving their homes.

Telcare Diabetic Management System

  • Diabetes patients stay connected to the health plan, providers and family through a device that works like a cell phone. Members measure blood-sugar levels and send data to a nurse, provider or caregiver

Foster Care

WellCare of Nebraska’s child welfare coordinators help members in foster care get the most from their benefits with services like these:

  • Help understanding basic health information
  • Doula services for pregnant teens
  • Wellness plans, including preventive care services

COBALT

  • Free, confidential online behavioral therapy through the Web-based COBALT Program
  • This program has helped people with depression, anxiety, insomnia and substance abuse

ER Diversion

  • This program helps members get care that can address issues before they require an emergency room visit
  • This could include visiting a clinic or community health center

OTC (Over-the-Counter) Benefits

  • Member households get $10 a month for items such as diapers, pain relievers and vitamins

Tobacco Cessation Programs

  • Educational materials, gum, patches, lozenges and counseling for qualified members

Healthy Rewards Program

Members earn rewards for taking steps toward a healthier life. Rewards include:

  • Reloadable debit card
  • FREE diapers
  • Members who complete certain actions may also receive a discount card to buy everyday items such as milk, bread, detergent and pharmacy items

Prenatal Care Management Program

  • For moms-to-be, this program can help members get care for a healthy pregnancy – before and after delivery

Breast Pump

  • Electric breast pumps for moms with newborns; prior authorization required
  • Qualified members are members who have delivered a baby in the past 30 days or who have delivered a NICU baby in the past 90 days

Hypoallergenic Bedding

  • Qualified members can get up to $100 in hypoallergenic bedding

Weight Watchers

A free Weight Watchers membership for qualified members ages 13 and older includes:

  • Simple ways to make healthier food choices
  • A weight loss plan based on the latest nutritional science
  • To be successful, members must attend weekly Weight Watchers meetings and reach the goals given to them by their WellCare of Nebraska health coach
  • This program is offered at no cost for six months

Community Room/Concierge

Provides support for medical and non-medical needs, including:

  • Help with applications
  • Transportation assistance
  • Community support

To contact the Concierge, members can call 1-866-775-2192 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central)

24-Hour Behavioral Crisis Hotline

  • For threats or attempts of suicide, members can call the crisis line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-378-8013

Community Baby Showers

  • Free community baby showers for new and expectant mothers that focus on providing mothers with critical health information for themselves and their babies as well as successful parenting techniques
  • A gift basket and opportunity to participate in a raffle is also provided

Doula Services for Pregnant Youth

  • Doula services for members who live in a group home or home placement where there is minimal parental support with a goal of improved birth outcomes, reduced pre-term births and improved prenatal care

My WellCare Mobile App

  • Provides members with easy access to the Member ID card, Find-a-Provider tool, Quick Care (urgent care and hospital services locator) and more

Health Fairs

  • CommUnity advocates attend and participate in health-focused events to share information, resources and education concerning a variety of health topics

WellCare Days

  • On-site events called WellCare Days promote and educate members on health plan resources and health information
  • Conducted in key locations and agencies across the state to conveniently provide members with health education, information and benefit assistance on site

Comprehensive
Peer Support

  • Support and coaching for members, particularly when it comes to medication.

Family Support Specialists

A partnership with Nebraska Family Support Network where families receive counseling in these area:

  • Side effects of the member's condition
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior modification/coaching

WellCare of Nebraska Plan Documents

The Over-the-Counter List includes a detailed list of available items from allergy medications to sunblock to vitamins. It also includes easy instructions on how to order.

Learn about qualified healthy behaviors.

To qualify for a free cellphone, please fill out and sign this application.

Reading can open many doors for your child! We want to encourage the love of reading with our Reading Scholarship program.

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Last Updated On: 10/29/2018