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WellCare Appoints Roel C. Campos To Board Of Directors

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TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2013) - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced
today that Roel C. Campos, J.D., a partner in the law firm of Locke Lord LLP and
former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has been
appointed to the company's board of directors.

"We are pleased to welcome Roel to our board," said Charles G. Berg, WellCare's
chairman. "His long history of public service and his deep understanding of
regulatory compliance and corporate governance will help guide WellCare to
further enhance its relationships with federal and state governments to provide
quality, cost-effective health care to its members."

Berg noted that President Obama appointed Mr. Campos to the Presidential
Intelligence Advisory Board. Mr. Campos is a founding member of the New America
Alliance, an organization that promotes the 
economic advancement of the American Latino community. He also serves as a director of Regional Management Corp. and is on the advisory board for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. "WellCare provides quality health care solutions to more than 2.6 million people across the country," Campos said. "I am excited to accept a position on WellCare's board and to join its mission to improve the health and well-being of the members it serves. I am especially proud of the company's commitment to reaching underserved populations." Prior to joining Locke Lord in April 2011, Mr. Campos, 63, helped build the Washington, D.C., office of Silicon Valley law firm Cooley LLP. Prior to that, Mr. Campos served as a Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 2002 to 2007. During his tenure there, he served as Vice Chairman of the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissioners and Chairman of the Monitoring Group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Campos served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Campos began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force before earning his Master of Business Administration at the University of California - Los Angeles, and a law degree from Harvard University. About WellCare Health Plans, Inc. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company serves approximately 2.6 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2012. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at -END- CONTACTS: Investor Relations Gregg Haddad 813-206-3916 Media Relations Crystal Warwell Walker 813-206-2697 WellCare Appoints Roel C. Campos To Board Of Directors: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1669431]

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