Hackensack Meridian Health Expands Agreement for Managed Medicaid With Wellcare Of New Jersey

Hackensack Meridian Health Expands Agreement for Managed Medicaid With Wellcare Of New Jersey

WellCare of New Jersey members to gain access to all of Hackensack Meridian Health’s quality health care services.

September 30, 2020 ― Edison, NJ ― Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s most comprehensive health system, has reached an agreement with WellCare of New Jersey, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the country. This expanded agreement will allow WellCare of New Jersey Medicaid members to access Hackensack Meridian Health’s entire network of physicians, hospitals, and full spectrum of health care services. This expanded agreement takes effect October 1, 2020.

WellCare of New Jersey provides government-sponsored managed care services, including Medicaid, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. As of June 30, the company serves more than 233,000 members across the state.

“Hackensack Meridian Health is committed to making quality health care more accessible to patients throughout New Jersey,” said Terry M. Manna, senior vice president of Managed Care for Hackensack Meridian Health. “Through this expanded agreement WellCare of New Jersey members will now have access to Hackensack Meridian Health’s 17 hospitals, more than a thousand employed physicians and other health care services.”

“At WellCare of New Jersey, the health and well-being of our members is our top priority. We look forward to partnering with Hackensack Meridian Health to help our members’ access affordable, high-quality healthcare services across the state,” said John Kirchner, Plan President and CEO, WellCare of New Jersey.

Hackensack Meridian Health is dedicated to providing patients with coordinated care that results in improved outcomes and patient satisfaction. To find a Hackensack Meridian Health doctor to help address your health concerns, visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org/doctors.

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