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2022 Additional Benefits

WellCare of Kentucky is proud to provide extra benefits at no cost.

Vision

  • Members ages 21 and older can receive an eye exam every 12 months. They can also receive up to $150 toward glasses or contact lenses every year.
  • Members under age 21 can receive an eye exam every 12 months and glasses if needed. A pair of replacement glasses is also available if the originals ever break.

Healthy Rewards

Members can receive one of these items after they complete Healthy Rewards Program activities:

  • A $75 Nike gift card for members ages 6 through 18 who complete an annual check-up and dental exam
  • A $25 Walmart gift card for members who complete one activity
  • An Amazon Prime membership for three months for members who complete one activity
  • A Fitbit fitness device for members who complete two activities

The more activities you complete, the more rewards you can earn. Get a full list of all healthy activities that can earn you rewards.

Health and Hygiene Items

Each head of household can get health and hygiene items* shipped to their home each month free of charge. There is no prescription needed.

The monthly allowance amount is based on the member’s household size. Only WellCare of Kentucky Medicaid plan members residing in the same home are counted as part of the household.

  • One-person household: $10 per month
  • Two-person household: $20 per month
  • Three- or more person household: $25 per month

*Members requesting over the counter medications should request a prescription from a provider and fill it through the Single MCO PBM

YMCA Family Membership

Stay active with a free membership for the whole family.

WW (formerly Weight Watchers)

A six-month program to support healthy lifestyles and improve health outcomes. Available for members ages 13 and up when requirements are met. Join now.

Good Measures

Would you like to lose weight, manage a health condition, strengthen your immune system, or just feel better? Good Measures coaching is part of your WellCare coverage at no additional cost to you!

Tutoring

Twelve free one-hour tutoring sessions for enrollees ages 8 through 18. Sessions available virtually or in-person.

Internet Hot Spot

Free internet service for 12 months and a hot spot device for members ages 8 through 18. Available in limited rural areas.

GED® Program

Free GED testing for members ages 16 and older. See the GED Eligibility Center for more details.

Scholarships

$1,000 scholarships awarded to 50 members. For members ages 18 and older who are attending a trade school, college, or university.

Reading Scholarship Application

To apply for your child, please fill out the Reading Scholarship Application form (PDF).

Housing Allowance

Qualified households may receive an annual $250 allowance for housing, rent, utilities, or small appliances.

Free Cell Phone

Qualified members can receive a free cell phone through Safelink Wireless® (Tracfone®). Members will have access to 350 talk minutes, unlimited text messages, and 3 GB of data.

Extras for Moms and Moms-To-Be

Choice of a free stroller, portable playpen, car seat, or a six packs of diapers

Free Text4Baby®

Free messages on your cell phone that offer health tips on pregnancy and baby’s first year. Just text BABY to 511411.

Girl Scouts® and Boy Scouts of America®

Free annual membership for members in grades K-12 and a free membership for parents or guardians. Also includes $25 towards the cost of a uniform.

Free Sports Physical

No cost for a yearly sports physical for members ages 6 through 18. Must be performed by a primary care provider.

State-Issued ID Cards

New or replacement state-issued ID Cards at no cost. (Does not include driver’s licenses or Real ID cards.)

Steps2Success Training

Free job training and financial education classes.

WellCare Works

Free resources and tools to help members learn, train, and prepare for steady employment and/or volunteering.

Criminal Record Expungement

Make a fresh start by clearing a criminal record. WellCare will help with application fees as allowed by law. Certification only.

Meals Program

Free, home-delivered meals for members discharged from an:

  • Inpatient hospital
  • Rehabilitation facility
  • Skilled nursing facility
  • Behavioral health facility

Meals are delivered within 14 days of discharge. Members get 10 meals per authorization.

XtraSavings

Save money and get additional discounts with the CVS® Discount Card. For more information, sign in to the member secure portal.