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Provider : Benefit Change

 

Important Provider Manual Bulletin
Georgia Medicaid Benefit Change: Effective March 1, 2014

 

Beginning March 1, 2014, WellCare of Georgia will cover routine dental and vision services for members age 21 and older.

 

Benefits Limits Georgia Families (Medicaid)
Co-Payments
Dental Services (routine)  • Oral exams and cleanings - Every 6 months
• Bitewing X-ray - Annually
• Simple tooth extraction
• Referrals are not needed for primary and routing dental care
$0 
Vision Services (routine) • Eye exam - Annually
• Glasses - Annual $40 allowance for any frames
$0 

 

Members will be notified of these expanded benefit changes.

 

Questions about these changes should be directed to WellCare’s Provider Hotline. For contact information, please refer to the Quick Reference Guidepdf.

 

*This benefit change does not affect WellCare Medicare members. 

Last modified: 03/02/2015