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

2004

Employees

1,911*

*As of 6/30/2022

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Local Presence

Chicago, Burr Ridge

Meridian

Meridian of Illinois offers three managed care plans: the Meridian Medicaid Plan, the Meridian Medicare-Medicaid Plan, and the Meridian Managed Long Term Services & Supports Plan. Meridian connects members to care and offers comprehensive services to support lifelong health and wellness.

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  • Medicaid
  • Medicare-Medicaid
  • MLTSS

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

Wellcare

In Illinois, Wellcare offers a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans (MAPD) and standalone Prescription Drug Plans (PDP). Our MAPD plans offer affordable coverage beyond Original Medicare, including a range of 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. Wellcare’s standalone PDPs help to cover the cost of prescription drugs including low monthly premiums and $0 or low co-pays on medications; access to a broad pharmacy network of 60,000 retail locations; easy and convenient delivery of medications; and additional savings on insulin medications.

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  • Medicare (MAPD and PDP)

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