WellCare inks value-based payment agreement with 14K-physician group

WellCare Health Plans expanded its value-based provider network to include agilon health, a Long Beach, Calif.-based group with 14,000 physicians, the Tampa, Fla.-based insurer said Oct. 8.

Under the new contract, WellCare will reward agilon physicians with bonus payments if they reach certain quality benchmarks. WellCare's agreement concerns care delivered to members in Texas.

Nationwide, agilon health managers care for 300,000-plus patients. Its physician network spans four states.

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