Through the partnership, Wellcare and the Panthers will focus their efforts and local initiatives on helping seniors across the Carolinas achieve better health outcomes and overall wellbeing. Wellcare has a long-standing history of serving its Medicare members and local communities with access to affordable, high-quality healthcare.
"Our partnership with the
Community involvement is a cornerstone of the partnership. Next month, Wellcare and the Panthers will roll out the new Panthers Champions Program, which gives fans a chance to nominate their grandparents (ages 65 and older) as a Panthers Champion. The program will recognize the incredible impacts grandparents have on their families and local communities. Honorees will receive tickets to a Panthers home game and a personalized Panthers jersey featuring their name.
"We want to celebrate the outstanding men and women we call grandparents, and the Panthers Champions Program gives us the opportunity to connect with this diverse fan base and honor all the ways they make a difference and give back to their families and local communities every day," said
To help provide access to Panthers fans all over the bi-state region, Wellcare will also sponsor the postgame radio show on Panthers Radio Network, which is syndicated throughout the Carolinas, and will also serve as the presenting sponsor of the
For more than 20 years, Wellcare has offered a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), which offer affordable coverage beyond Original Medicare. Wellcare is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-national healthcare enterprise committed to transforming the health of the community, one person at a time. Beginning
About Centene Corporation
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 25 company, is a leading multi-national healthcare enterprise that is committed to helping people live healthier lives. The Company takes a local approach – with local brands and local teams – to provide fully integrated, high-quality, and cost-effective services to government-sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Centene offers affordable and high-quality products to nearly 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the
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Wellcare is the Medicare brand for Centene Corporation, an HMO, PPO, PFFS, PDP plan with a Medicare contract and is an approved Part D Sponsor. Our D-SNP plans have a contract with the state Medicaid program. Enrollment in our plans depends on contract renewal.
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