WellCare Block Party for Medicaid beneficiaries on Saturday, Jan. 27

Press release from Wellcare of North Carolina

WHO: WellCare of North Carolina (WellCare) will host a Block Party Event in Asheville, North Carolina, to provide comprehensive support and resources to Medicaid beneficiaries, focusing on enhancing their health, well-being, and empowerment. This event will bring together beneficiaries, healthcare providers and community organizations to offer education on Medicaid Expansion, the Medicaid eligibility redetermination process and essential services designed to improve beneficiary health outcomes.

WHAT: This community initiative will take place in Asheville, North Carolina, with future Block Party Events planned through April 2024. This weekend’s event will encompass some of these elements:

-Information Booths: sharing information helpful to beneficiaries to understand Medicaid benefits, the Medicaid eligibility redetermination process, Medicaid Expansion, all WellCare resources, and available community services designed to improve beneficiary health outcomes.

-Children’s Corner: an array of activities for kids, such as educational sessions on nutrition and hygiene. Resources will be available to parents on children’s health and development.

-Community Engagement and Networking: opportunities for attendees, WellCare, and its partners, to connect and foster a sense of community and support.

-Resource Fair: local partners, organizations and agencies providing information on social services, financial assistance programs, job training, housing support, and legal aid.

-Accessibility and Inclusivity: Event locations will be accessible by public transportation and will accommodate individuals with disabilities.


This weekend’s Block Party Event will include the following entertainment and giveaways:

Sweet Treats: Hot cocoa bar, popcorn, cotton candy

Giveaways: Nike apparel

Inflatables: for family fun for all attendees

Arts and Crafts Table: for all attendees

Photo Booth

A DJ spinning tunes

WHERE: Asheville Mall, 3 S. Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC, 28805

WHEN: Saturday, January 27, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Since 2021 and through its statewide network of health care providers, WellCare serves the unique needs of low-income individuals and families, including seniors, and disabled individuals. WellCare of North Carolina prides itself on consistently going the extra mile for its members and their families, with a mission that focuses on making healthcare accessible and beneficial so that ultimately the lives of beneficiaries are improved.

Members can experience the ease of enrollment, enjoy comprehensive coverage, access no-cost value-added benefits, explore specialized care options, and tap into our support services and programs. WellCare is available to empower its Medicaid members on their journey to a healthier, happier life.

WellCare is looking forward to providing these proactive Block Party Events to further collaborate with community leaders, local partnerships, and agencies, to foster dialogue with its members, and create healthy and thriving communities across North Carolina.

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