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COVID-19 Updates & Alerts for Providers

Questions and Answers for California Wellcare Providers

Due to the rapidly changing environment as a result of COVID-19, the information included in this section is intended to serve as a guide for COVID-19-related information. This information and guidance is in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and is subject to change, and may be retired at a future date. Unless stated otherwise, special coverage and waivers stated herein expire when the public emergency period ends. This section shall be updated as new information and guidance becomes available; however, providers should continue to refer to the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC), Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) websites for the most up-to-date information.

Please refer to the sections below for current plan information regarding COVID-19 vaccines and guidance.

Updated October 24, 2022

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Information throughout the FAQs has been updated to reflect current guidance and information, including the following section:

COVID-19 VACCINE FAQS

  • COVID-19 Vaccines (updated)

COVID-19 GENERAL INFORMATION

  • COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended By Federal Government Into 2023 (updated)


COVID-19 Alerts

Recent and time-sensitive news concerning COVID-19


COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

What you need to know about the vaccines

Communications & Resources

Stay informed on the latest news and help for you and your patients

COVID-19 Trainings & Webinars

Notices about COVID-19-related trainings and webinar sessions

COVID-19 General Information

What's covered, how to bill for treatment, telehealth guidance, and more


Historical Information

COVID-19 content that may be retired or no longer relevant to the public health emergency

COVID-19 Provider Alerts

See all California Medicare Provider Bulletins.

COVID-19 Trainings & Webinars

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQS - What you need to know about the vaccines

COVID-19 General Information - What's covered, how to bill for treatment, telehealth guidance, and more

Communications and Resources - Stay informed on the latest news and help for you and your patients

Historical Information