WellCare Health Plans Inc (WCG.N)
* Harmony Health Plan - co, Christie Clinic announced an agreement that gives in-network coverage to Wellcare's medicare advantage members in illinois
* Co's unit wellcare of georgia is expanding medicaid value-added benefits in the state
BRIEF-Wellcare Health expects additional interest expense and financing costs associated with new 5.25% senior unsecured notes due 2025
* Wellcare health plans inc- expects additional interest expense and financing costs associated with new 5.25% senior unsecured notes due 2025
* Wellcare health plans inc - plans to offer approximately $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2025
* Universal american stockholders approve pending merger with Wellcare
Feb 7 WellCare Health Plans Inc's quarterly profit more than tripled, handily beating analysts' estimates, driven by strong growth in enrolments in its Medicaid plans and lower costs in its Medicare business.
* Reaffirms fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share view $6.00 to $6.25
Feb 7 WellCare Health Plans Inc's fourth-quarter profit more than tripled, driven by a rise in enrolments in its Medicaid plans for low-income families.
* Wellcare receives NCQA quality accreditation for Medicaid and Medicare health plans in New York Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc said on Thursday it would buy smaller rival Universal American Corp for about $600 million to bolster its Medicare Advantage business, which offers insurance to elderly and disabled Americans.
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