A Locke Lord team led by Ashlee Knuckey (Chicago) represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc., as national insurance and health care regulatory counsel, in the sale of its Missouri and Nebraska Medicaid plans to Anthem, Inc., in connection with its merger with Centene Corporation. The transaction closed on Jan. 23, 2020. For more information, see the press release. Additional team members include Tim Farber, Steve Whitmer, Heidi Brady, Sky Emison, Cassie Gawron, Rebecca Hemmings and Andrea Verney Kerstein (all of Chicago).
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