Wellcare Health Plans Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Wellcare Health Plans Inc.

More layoffs coming in July

A lot of cuts in HR have already happened. A whole new round of people will be departing next week and in July. But from what I see in the integration and the tone they take, getting out early may be best, before the losses due to COVID really... —  read more 

Legal Discussion

Just letting everyone know that I consulted with an attorney. It’s a worthwhile discussion even if you think nothing “wrong” or “illegal” took place. I was told that, in these mass layoff situations, companies and their attorneys are very very... —  read more 

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BIG BLUE BUTTON: See only active posts.

For new folks here, there is a large "ACTIVE" button right above the first thread... you can use it to see what posts had recent replies. That's all from me. Anyhow, I hope this helps someone. Good luck all....

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Word out of St. Louis is that Centene acquisitions typically get targeted with a 15% across the board staff reduction within year #1.

IT Layoffs

What will be the merger impact on Wellcare's IT Group? Do you expect layoffs and if yes, how many will be axed?

Layoffs 2020

Layoffs in administrative departments have still been coming today. Communication from leadership has been almost non-existent and still lack details about the previously announced town hall for Thursday.

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What are the the final numbers?

How many have been notified yesterday? From what I understand nobody was spared, not even management (don't expect me to shed any tears over them, though.) Also, somebody mentioned there were some demotions at play as well, is this true? That must... —  read more 

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Centene / Wellcare

Creating this thread to capture comments about the acquisition of Wellcare by Centene. Wellcare appears to be taking actions already that are related to direction from Centene with staffing changes, layoffs/RIFs, etcetera. Anyone know what’s... —  read more 

Meridian Acquisition

Do you know what the impact is going to be on Meridian employees and is Wellcare going to have layoffs there?

Absolutely no work-life balance

Work-life balance s---s here! I don't know if it's bad planning or too high expectations or something else entirely, but Wellcare keeps giving us deadlines that're impossible to meet without dozens of extra hours each week. Say goodbye to your... —  read more 

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We are used to layoffs at Wellcare

Layoffs are nothing new at Wellcare, those of us who have been working here for a while know to expect them on regular bases. Considering that the company is utterly disorganized, I'm surprised we don't have even more of them. They get rid of more... —  read more 

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Layoffs coming 2017

WellCare is working to eliminate $40M in administrative costs. The only way to accomplish this is with layoffs and outsourcing in Tampa.

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New Jersey office.

Some workers in the quality department were let go in the jersey office. Say cause Hedis is over, but they just hired a permanent employee.

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Layoffs for end of 2015, early 2016???

Been hearing the company is trying to cut down on their budget. Trying to get employees to turn in company cell phones & use their personal ones, Cutting down on travel/trainings...increase in temp workers. Someone was whispering about layoffs in... —  read more 

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2015 Layoffs

What are the prospects, things can definitely be better.

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quality assurance

Jobs eliminated, group destroyed, outsourced to Accenture, horrible. 60 folks, good folks.

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Upstate NY sales team laid off today.

About 60 people in the Medicare sales dept were laid off today from Rockland County to Buffalo. They always said the sales dept was safe because of the income that's generated, THEY LIED!!!!!!!!!! They said it was because the medical benefit rate... —  read more 

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