CHCcares of South Carolina Now Available in the South Carolina Healthy Connections...
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CHCcares of South Carolina Now Available in the South Carolina Healthy Connections Choices Program Medicaid Recipients can now enroll in new program COLUMBIA, S.C.--(Business Wire)--WellPath of South Carolina, Inc. announced today that it received final approval from the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to begin enrolling Medicaid beneficiaries in its CHCcares of South Carolina Medicaid product, a new Healthy Connections Choices health plan. Healthy Connections Choices is a state program offering managed care services to Medicaid recipients. In comparison to the traditional Medicaid program, CHCcares of South Carolina offers Medicaid recipients comprehensive medical and pharmacy benefits with less out-of-pocket costs. Medicaid recipients who reside in Richland, Fairfield, Orangeburg and Calhoun counties may immediately begin choosing CHCcares of South Carolina. Additional counties are expected to be added into CHCcares of South Carolina's coverage area throughout 2008. "We are very excited to provide Medicaid recipients with a new alternative in the Healthy Connections Choices program," said Jan Hodges, senior vice president of parent company Coventry Health Care, Inc.'s State Government Programs. "We are offering recipients a great health plan that includes no restrictions on the number of adult doctor office visits, no restrictions on the number of prescriptions filled, and no co-pays for prescription services, office visits, or hospital stays." WellPath of South Carolina, Inc. is a managed care company based in Columbia, S.C., and a subsidiary of Coventry Health Care, Inc. More information is available on the Internet at www.chcsouthcarolina.com and www.scchoices.com. WellPath of South Carolina, Inc. Cathy Campbell Communications 301-581-5496 Copyright Business Wire 2008
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