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LouisvilleKy-based WellCare of Kentucky and Kentucky CASA Network Partner to Help Foster Children Touched by Opioid Crisis

Task Force Begins Meeting This Month in Advance of National Drug Endangered Children Awareness Day LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla.,/PRNewswire/ — WellCare of Kentucky, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, and the Kentucky CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Network are teaming up to help children in foster care who have felt the impact of opioid addiction. “We know opioid use is one of the key factors driving children into foster care,” said Leann Magre, senior manager for foster care and adult guardianship for WellCare of Kentucky. “Right now, the number of children in foster care is the highest it has ever been.” On March 5,…