WellCare of North Carolina to partner with behavioral health plans

Lauren Jensik - Print  | 

Centene subsidiary WellCare of North Carolina has partnered with the state's selected behavioral health plans to assist in care coordination, according to an Aug. 2 news release.

The state's Department of Health and Human Services on July 26 announced the selection of seven organizations to serve as behavioral health and developmental disability tailored plans, effective July 1, 2022. The plans will serve individuals with mental illnesses, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries.  

WellCare will contract with its local management entities and managed care organizations to facilitate care to the health plans' patients, Centene stated.

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