Centene believes that quality healthcare is best delivered locally.

We are committed to our members and the communities they call home.

Centene in Illinois
Operations Established




*As of 9/30/2021

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MeridianHealth in Illinois provides government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs through Medicaid across the state.

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  • Medicaid


MeridianComplete is a Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) for beneficiaries eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare in Illinois.

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  • Medicare-Medicaid

Ambetter of Illinois

With quality healthcare solutions, Ambetter of Illinois helps residents of Illinois live better. We deliver high quality, locally-based healthcare services to our members.

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  • Health Insurance Marketplace


In Illinois, Wellcare offers a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP). We offer benefits such as dental, hearing and vision services; prescription drug services; Flex Cards; transportation services; telehealth visits; wellness programs; in-home support services; and special supplemental benefits for the chronically ill. 

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  • Medicare

YouthCare HealthChoice Illinois

YouthCare is a specialized model of foster care designed to improve the existing system of care for current and former Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) youth.

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  • Foster Care