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Welcome to WellCare of Kentucky

How can I enroll in Medicaid?

How can I enroll in Medicaid? If you have recently lost your job you may instantly qualify for Medicaid. To apply, learn more from the Commonwealth of Kentucky website.

Kentucky Medicaid Open Enrollment starts on October 17, 2022

We are glad you joined our family! It is a smart move. WellCare is the health care plan that puts you in control. You can choose from a large network of doctors and hospitals. You will get quality health care, plus access to special programs like these:

Free Monthly Health and Wellness Items

Each head of household can get health and wellness 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

24-Hour Nurse Advice Line

Call 1-800-919-8807 (TTY 711) to speak with a live nurse, 24 hours a day, any day of the year.

WellCare of Kentucky Plan Documents

2022 Provider Directories (by county)

Helpful WellCare of Kentucky Information