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Medicaid: WellCare is Growing!

WellCare of New Jersey is proud to announce that the New Jersey Department of Human Services has approved WellCare Health Plans of New Jersey, Inc.’s expansion of its NJ Family Care/Medicaid Managed Care program. The approval adds three new counties to the company’s service area: Burlington, Cape May and Ocean counties.

The expansion complements WellCare’s existing 17 county coverage area and brings Wellcare’s service area to 20 of 21 counties.

Do you have any questions about our expansion or any other issues? We can help! Please call your Provider Relations representative or call Provider Services at 1-888-453-2534.

If you haven’t already, you should register on our new online provider portal to view member data in a comprehensive view, request and track authorizations and referrals, and much more useful features at

Thank you for joining WellCare’s mission to help our member’s live better, healthier lives.

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Last Updated On: 12/29/2020
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