Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
WellCare Health Plans
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol WCG)
Headquartered in: 
Florida
Major Industry: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry: 
insurance; managed care
Penalty total since 2000: 
$235,827,150
Number of records: 
9
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$137,500,0001
fraud$80,000,0001
investor protection violation$10,000,0001
wage and hour violation$6,500,0001
Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action$1,827,1505
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH MGT; UNIVERSAL AMERICAN; WellCare; WELLCARE HEALTH INSURANCE OF ARIZONA

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
WellCare Health Plans Inc. False Claims Act 2012 DOJ_CIVIL $137,500,000
WellCare fraud 2009 USAO $80,000,000
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. investor protection violation 2009 SEC $10,000,000
Comprehensive Health Management wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $6,500,000
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2017 CMS $1,174,300
Universal American Corp. Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2012 CMS $325,000
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2014 CMS $290,050
WellCare Health Insurance of Arizona, Inc. Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2011 CMS $20,000
Universal American Corp. Medicare Parts C and D Enforcement Action 2010 CMS $17,800
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