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Additional Benefits

WellCare of Kentucky is proud to provide extra benefits at no cost.

  • Free Cellphone:  Qualified members can receive a free cellphone through Safelink (tracfone).  Members will have access to 1000 minutes and unlimited text messages and 1 GB of data
  • Adult Vision:  Free pair of glasses every 24 months for members age 21 and older

Healthy Rewards Program

Get rewards for steps that help you live a healthy life.  Get a prepaid Visa® debit card or gift card for completing health goals such as:

  • See your PCP for an annual wellness visit
  • Get all of the recommended well-child checkups for children younger than 21
  • See the dentist, for ages 2 and older
The more behaviors you complete, the more rewards you earn. Get a full list of all healthy behaviors that can earn you a reward.

Meals Program: The Meals Program is for members discharged from:

  • An inpatient hospital, 
  • Rehabilitation or 
  • Skilled nursing facility 
Meals are delivered within 14 days of discharge. Members get 10 meals per authorization.

Free Sports Physical: No co-pay for an annual physical from a PCP, for children ages 6-18.

Free Over-the-Counter (OTC) Items:  Get $10 in OTC items like vitamins, medicine and diapers mailed to your home each month

XtraSavings: WellCare of Kentucky members can save money and get additional discounts, two ways: OTC for Me and the CVS® Discount Card (for additional information sign in to the member secure portal)

Free GED Testing:  A free GED test for members 16 and older who don't have a high school diploma. See our GED Eligibility Center for more details.

Reading Scholarship Application: We want to encourage the love of reading! To apply for your child, please fill out this formThis PDF document will open in a new window..

Free Text4Baby®:  Free messages on your cellphone that offer health tips on pregnancy and baby’s first year. Just text BABY to 511411.

Boy Scouts:  Free membership for boys 5-18 who join in the school year

Girl Scouts:  Free membership for girls ages 6-18 who join in the school year.  WellCare will cover a one-year membership fee for members age 21 and older.

Steps2Success:

  • Training - Free job training and financial education class
  • Reading Scholarships - Improves reading skills of qualified members in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade - to apply for your child, please fill out this formThis PDF document will open in a new window.
  • GED Program - Free GED test for members 16 and older (existing)

Additional Programs and Services

This document outlines the causes, symptoms and treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

The Mommy and Baby Matters Booklet contains important information for moms-to-be including prenatal, postpartum and newborn care.

This document describes the importance of preventative care. It provides suggested visits to primary care physicians (PCP) for screenings or shots.

Additional Benefits for WellCare of Kentucky Members

Quitting Smoking

You can take part in a program to help you quit smoking. 

You can contact us for more information by calling 1-877-389-9457 (TTY 1-877-247-6272). 

Call Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern.

Weight Management

Do you want to lose weight and want information on nutrition and a healthy diet? Call the audio health library at our Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-919-8807.

Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline

We have a behavioral health line available to you if you need to talk. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just call 1-855-661-6973.

Care to Keep Your Child Well

Our Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program gives needed care for those up to age 21. Services are performed as part of a well-child checkup and may include vision, hearing and language tests, dental services and mental health tests.

Customer Service can answer questions you might have about these programs. Just call 1-877-389-9457 (TTY 1-877-247-6272).

  • Quitting Smoking

    Quitting Smoking

    You can take part in a program to help you quit smoking. 

    You can contact us for more information by calling 1-877-389-9457 (TTY 1-877-247-6272). 

    Call Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern.

  • Weight Management

    Weight Management

    Do you want to lose weight and want information on nutrition and a healthy diet? Call the audio health library at our Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-919-8807.
  • Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline

    Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline

    We have a behavioral health line available to you if you need to talk. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just call 1-855-661-6973.
  • Care to Keep Your Child Well

    Care to Keep Your Child Well

    Our Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program gives needed care for those up to age 21. Services are performed as part of a well-child checkup and may include vision, hearing and language tests, dental services and mental health tests.

    Customer Service can answer questions you might have about these programs. Just call 1-877-389-9457 (TTY 1-877-247-6272).

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Last Updated On: 7/23/2019