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We have designed the WellCare associate benefits package for flexibility. Whether it is health coverage, investing for retirement or taking time off, you can select the options that best fit your needs. The benefits package is available to all WellCare associates working at least 30 hours a week. Associates are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

Benefits Information

Medical

WellCare is proud to offer a choice of three consumer-driven health plans:

• HRA Plan is a high-deductible health plan with a company-funded health reimbursement account (HRA). This plan has slightly higher premiums and deductibles.

• HRA with Copays Plan is a high deductible health plan with a company-funded health reimbursement account (HRA). This plan has slightly lower premiums, lower HRA contributions and copays for certain services such as physician office visits, urgent care and standard laboratory and x-ray services.

• HSA Plan is a high-deductible health plan with an associate-funded health savings account (HSA). This plan features lower premiums and a lower deductible.

All three plans are structured with tobacco and non-tobacco user premiums, provide 100 percent coverage for preventive care and have an extensive nationwide network.


Family Coverage

You may enroll dependents in many of our benefit plans. Eligible dependents include spouses, domestic partners, children and children of domestic partners.


Wellness Plan

WellCare has partnered with Vitality to offer you the Live Well Program. This innovative wellness program is designed to help you get educated, get healthy and get rewarded for taking care of yourself. The program takes a personalized, interactive approach, and considers your current overall health, lifestyle and health risk factors. With a wide variety of enjoyable and healthy activities, the Live Well program will help you establish and achieve your wellness goals, and reward you with better medical rates and incentives. Most importantly, you will be working toward, and achieving, better health!


Prescription Drug Coverage

Access to affordable, high-quality prescription drugs is bundled as part of the medical plan. With the mail-order option, you can save money on maintenance medications and enjoy the convenience of having a 90-day supply delivered right to your door.


Dental

You have the option to choose from three dental plans: a High Dental PPO, Low Dental PPO or Dental HMO.

Vision

You have the option to select vision coverage that includes the eye care exam, eyeglasses (lenses and frames) or contact lenses.

Basic Life Insurance

Basic life is 100% company-paid. The benefit is equal to a one-year annual salary for non-commissioned associates and $50,000 for commissioned associates.

Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Non-commissioned associates have the option of purchasing additional life coverage in $25,000 increments, up to seven times your base salary, rounded to the next highest $25,000 to a maximum of $700,000. Commissioned associates have the option of purchasing additional life coverage in $25,000 increments, up to a maximum of $350,000.

Dependent Life

You may purchase optional coverage for your spouse, domestic partner, children and/or children of domestic partners.

Disability Benefits

We offer both short-term and long-term disability benefits, 100% company-paid.

401(k) Plan

Following 30 days of employment, associates 21 years of age or older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. Associates can enjoy a tax benefit by making pre-tax or Roth contributions between 1 and 75% of eligible earnings to a variety of mutual funds to fit their investment profile. The company matches 50 cents for every dollar, up to 6% of eligible compensation. The vesting schedule for the company match is:

• 1 year of service - 34% vested
• 2 years of service - 67% vested
• 3 years of service - 100% vested

Flexible Spending Accounts

WellCare offers a fully array of Flexible Spending Accounts:

• Health Care Flexible Spending Account
• Limited Purpose Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HSA only)
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• Commuter Spending Account
• Parking Reimbursement Spending Account

Paid Time Off and Holidays

We offer seven paid holidays and up to two floating holidays. In addition, employees accrue paid time off for vacations, illnesses or personal business based on years of service. Employees with fewer than five years of service receive 18 days; employees from 5 to 10 years receive 23 days; and employees over 10 years receive 28 days. Part-time associates accrue 80% of the full-time benefit.

Tuition Reimbursement

WellCare offers a tax-exempt tuition reimbursement program that provides financial support to associates who participate in higher education courses that enhance professional development, skills and knowledge related to our business.

Employee Assistance

This program provides confidential counseling services for associates and members of their household.

WellCare Associate Volunteer Efforts - WAVE

The WAVE program strives to enhance the health, well-being, safety and quality of life for the disabled, economically disadvantaged and medically underserved and the communities in which they live. Included in this effort is the WellCare Day of Service (DOS). Associates receive their normal compensation while participating in DOS volunteer events that take place during the work day and are specified, company-driven, group events coordinated by department leaders with pre-approved nonprofit organizations in the communities in which our members live.

  • Medical & Family Coverage

    Medical

    WellCare is proud to offer a choice of three consumer-driven health plans:

    • HRA Plan is a high-deductible health plan with a company-funded health reimbursement account (HRA). This plan has slightly higher premiums and deductibles.

    • HRA with Copays Plan is a high deductible health plan with a company-funded health reimbursement account (HRA). This plan has slightly lower premiums, lower HRA contributions and copays for certain services such as physician office visits, urgent care and standard laboratory and x-ray services.

    • HSA Plan is a high-deductible health plan with an associate-funded health savings account (HSA). This plan features lower premiums and a lower deductible.

    All three plans are structured with tobacco and non-tobacco user premiums, provide 100 percent coverage for preventive care and have an extensive nationwide network.


    Family Coverage

    You may enroll dependents in many of our benefit plans. Eligible dependents include spouses, domestic partners, children and children of domestic partners.


  • Wellness Plan & Prescription Drug Coverage

    Wellness Plan

    WellCare has partnered with Vitality to offer you the Live Well Program. This innovative wellness program is designed to help you get educated, get healthy and get rewarded for taking care of yourself. The program takes a personalized, interactive approach, and considers your current overall health, lifestyle and health risk factors. With a wide variety of enjoyable and healthy activities, the Live Well program will help you establish and achieve your wellness goals, and reward you with better medical rates and incentives. Most importantly, you will be working toward, and achieving, better health!


    Prescription Drug Coverage

    Access to affordable, high-quality prescription drugs is bundled as part of the medical plan. With the mail-order option, you can save money on maintenance medications and enjoy the convenience of having a 90-day supply delivered right to your door.


  • Dental & Vision

    Dental

    You have the option to choose from three dental plans: a High Dental PPO, Low Dental PPO or Dental HMO.

    Vision

    You have the option to select vision coverage that includes the eye care exam, eyeglasses (lenses and frames) or contact lenses.

  • Basic Life Insurance & Supplemental and Accidental Death and Dismemberment

    Basic Life Insurance

    Basic life is 100% company-paid. The benefit is equal to a one-year annual salary for non-commissioned associates and $50,000 for commissioned associates.

    Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment

    Non-commissioned associates have the option of purchasing additional life coverage in $25,000 increments, up to seven times your base salary, rounded to the next highest $25,000 to a maximum of $700,000. Commissioned associates have the option of purchasing additional life coverage in $25,000 increments, up to a maximum of $350,000.

  • Dependent Life & Disability Benefits

    Dependent Life

    You may purchase optional coverage for your spouse, domestic partner, children and/or children of domestic partners.

    Disability Benefits

    We offer both short-term and long-term disability benefits, 100% company-paid.
  • 401(k) Plan & Flexible Spending Accounts

    401(k) Plan

    Following 30 days of employment, associates 21 years of age or older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. Associates can enjoy a tax benefit by making pre-tax or Roth contributions between 1 and 75% of eligible earnings to a variety of mutual funds to fit their investment profile. The company matches 50 cents for every dollar, up to 6% of eligible compensation. The vesting schedule for the company match is:

    • 1 year of service - 34% vested
    • 2 years of service - 67% vested
    • 3 years of service - 100% vested

    Flexible Spending Accounts

    WellCare offers a fully array of Flexible Spending Accounts:

    • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Limited Purpose Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HSA only)
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Commuter Spending Account
    • Parking Reimbursement Spending Account

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays & Tuition Reimbursement

    Paid Time Off and Holidays

    We offer seven paid holidays and up to two floating holidays. In addition, employees accrue paid time off for vacations, illnesses or personal business based on years of service. Employees with fewer than five years of service receive 18 days; employees from 5 to 10 years receive 23 days; and employees over 10 years receive 28 days. Part-time associates accrue 80% of the full-time benefit.

    Tuition Reimbursement

    WellCare offers a tax-exempt tuition reimbursement program that provides financial support to associates who participate in higher education courses that enhance professional development, skills and knowledge related to our business.

  • Employee Assistance & WellCare Associate Volunteer Efforts (WAVE)

    Employee Assistance

    This program provides confidential counseling services for associates and members of their household.

    WellCare Associate Volunteer Efforts - WAVE

    The WAVE program strives to enhance the health, well-being, safety and quality of life for the disabled, economically disadvantaged and medically underserved and the communities in which they live. Included in this effort is the WellCare Day of Service (DOS). Associates receive their normal compensation while participating in DOS volunteer events that take place during the work day and are specified, company-driven, group events coordinated by department leaders with pre-approved nonprofit organizations in the communities in which our members live.

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Last Updated On: 5/2/2016