SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 2, 2013
WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
8725 Henderson Road, Renaissance One
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (813) 290-6200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 2, 2013, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced that Alec Cunningham, chief executive officer, will present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, which will include an update on the Company's operations. The presentation will occur on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time (10:30 a.m. Eastern Time).
The presentation will be webcast live. In addition, a replay of the webcast will be available beginning approximately one hour following the conclusion of the live broadcast and for 30 days thereafter. Both the live presentation and the replay will be available via the Company's web site at www.wellcare.com.
A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information furnished herewith pursuant to Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS, INC.
January 8, 2013
/s/ Lisa G. Iglesias
Lisa G. Iglesias
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary