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Benefits

The WellCare "Extras!"

We are excited to offer extra benefits and special programs to our members. 

These include:

  • No Cost Diaper Rewards Program - New moms and babies are eligible for diaper rewards for completing post-partum and well-child checkups
  • OTC - Get up to $120 in free over-the-counter (OTC) items each year. Items are mailed right to your home. Choose from more than 150 items, like:
    • Vitamins
    • Pain relievers
    • Cold and allergy medicines
    • Baby wipes
    • Diapers
  • Circumcisions - WellCare of South Carolina covers circumcisions for newborns ages 0 days to 6 months
  • Discount Care - Provides discounts on everyday items as well as OTC items
  • Free Wireless Cellphone - Includes 1000 minutes and unlimited text messages
  • Free Electric Breast Pumps - For new mothers
  • Hypoallergenic Bedding - WellCare will provide hypoallergenic bedding (for qualified members with asthma)
  • 4-H Club - Covers cost of annual membership for members 5 to 18 years of age (select locations only)
  • Steps2Success:
    -Training: Free Job Training and Financial Education classes, age 18 and older
    -Reading Scholarships: Free reading scholarships for members in Pre-K to 5th grade looking to improve reading skills
    -GED Program: Free GED testing for members 16 and older
  • Boy Scouts - Provides a free annual membership to members ages 6-18 to join the Boy Scouts.  Includes the fee for health and accident insurance along with an annual subscription of Boys Life Magazine
  • Girl Scouts - Provides free annual membership for members ages 5-18 to join the Girl Scouts.  Includes free annual adult membership allowing the parent to be troop leader and/or participate in other activities
  • Boys and Girls Club - Provides membership for children ages 6-18 (does not include summer and program fees) to participate in local Boys and Girls Club
  • Sports Activity Fee: Members ages 5-18 who complete an annual well-child visit and attest to it through Healthy Rewards can have their activity/registration fee covered (up to $40)

Services and Co-Payments

Find out How to Get Your Services Covered by WellCare.

To get these services, you can talk with:

  • Your Primary Care Physician
  • Your Medicaid caseworker
  • Your local Medical Assistance Customer Center (MACC)
  • Our Member Services team

We can also give you help with how to see a provider for these services.

For a complete list of all the benefits covered by your plan, refer to your member handbook. For services and co-pays, please refer to the benefits and co-pays document.

Need help? Have any other questions? We can help. Call Member Services toll-free at 1-888-588-9842 (TTY 711). We're here for you Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WellCare of South Carolina Plan Documents

Your Member Handbook explains your plan coverage in detail. It includes important information about your benefits, your rights, and key contact addresses and phone numbers.

We have added benefits to your plan. This way, you can get the best healthcare possible. This notice gives you details.

We have added new benefits to your plan including: Opioid Treatment Programs and BabyNet Services.

Use this form if you pay for a covered prescription drug at retail cost and want to be repaid.

Wellcare of South Carolina Co-pay Chart

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

You can get a $20 or $30 Visa Debit Card® when you complete a qualified healthy behavior. Learn about qualified healthy behaviors.

Effective July 1, 2016, mental health services will become part of your Medicaid managed care plan’s covered benefits.

The following is a list of providers who do not participate in family planning services based on moral or religious grounds.

The following is a list of providers who do not participate in family planning services based on moral or religious grounds.

WellCare of South Carolina Member Benefits

Healthy Rewards Program

How would you like to earn rewards for completing healthy behaviors? It's easy.

WellCare of South Carolina now offers a Healthy Rewards Program. It rewards you for taking small steps to live a healthier life. For each approved healthy behavior you do, you can get a $20 or $30 Visa Debit Card®. You can get a list of qualified behaviors This PDF document will open in a new window. right here on our website. You can also get the completion form you will need your provider to fill out.  

If you have any questions, call Customer Service at 1-888-588-9842 (TTY 1-877-247-6272). You can call Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Newborn Circumcisions

WellCare of South Carolina provides circumcision coverage for children up to 6 months.

Prenatal and Perinatal Visits

WellCare of South Carolina pays for prenatal and perinatal services needed to support the health of pregnant women and their children.

Therapy Services

Home therapy visits include:

  • Occupational therapies (up to 50 visits a year)
  • Physical therapies (up to 50 visits a year)
  • Speech therapies (up to 50 visits a year) 

Center-based therapies include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Audiology.
  • Incentives & Special Programs

    Healthy Rewards Program

    How would you like to earn rewards for completing healthy behaviors? It's easy.

    WellCare of South Carolina now offers a Healthy Rewards Program. It rewards you for taking small steps to live a healthier life. For each approved healthy behavior you do, you can get a $20 or $30 Visa Debit Card®. You can get a list of qualified behaviors This PDF document will open in a new window. right here on our website. You can also get the completion form you will need your provider to fill out.  

    If you have any questions, call Customer Service at 1-888-588-9842 (TTY 1-877-247-6272). You can call Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

     

  • Prenatal & Newborn Services

    Newborn Circumcisions

    WellCare of South Carolina provides circumcision coverage for children up to 6 months.

    Prenatal and Perinatal Visits

    WellCare of South Carolina pays for prenatal and perinatal services needed to support the health of pregnant women and their children.
  • Therapy Services

    Therapy Services

    Home therapy visits include:

    • Occupational therapies (up to 50 visits a year)
    • Physical therapies (up to 50 visits a year)
    • Speech therapies (up to 50 visits a year) 

    Center-based therapies include:

    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Audiology.
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Last Updated On: 4/20/2021