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New Expanded Benefits

WellCare of Georgia will be offering new expanded benefits to Medicaid Members, effective June 1, 2016

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Benefits

  • Members can receive a $12 credit for OTC items every month, for a total of $144 per year. Members can order items such as diapers, sunscreen, aspirin and more.  Items can be mailed directly to the Member’s home.

Healthy Rewards Program Update

  • Free reloadable VISA debit card for Members who complete certain healthy behaviors, such as visiting a PCP, going to prenatal and postpartum visits, and getting checkups.The more healthy behaviors that are completed, the more healthy rewards Members can earn.

Girl Scouts Membership

  • Free Girl Scouts Membership for girls, ages 5–18, who join the program during the school year. WellCare will cover the $15 annual membership fee, and the $15 supply fee for badges and patches.
  • Wellcare will cover a one-year annual membership for adults, age 21 and over, who are interested in joining the Girl Scouts program.

Adult Vision Benefit

  • Free eye exam (one per year) for Members, age 21 and over, with no co-pay.
  • $50 toward glasses for Members age 21 and over. Members can choose glasses outside of what is covered by Medicaid.
  • Adult Members, age 21 and over, also have the option to receive one of the following four  upgrades during the year:
    • Scratch-resistant coating
    • Tint
    • Polycarbonate lenses including UV
    • Anti-reflective coating
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