Patent Number: 8,799,015

Title: Wellcare management methods and systems

Abstract: Methods and systems related to wellcare management are disclosed. The methods comprise enrolling wellcare providers and consumers, offering wellcare plans, and providing automated payment processing and collection in connection with the wellcare plans. The methods also allow the wellcare management systems to interface with the wellcare provider's practice management software administered by a third party. Preferably, the wellcare plan providers are veterinarians, particularly independent veterinarians. Systems employing the methods over one or more computer networks are also disclosed, as are articles comprising computer readable media.

Inventors: Goodnight; David B. (Kerrville, TX), Johnson; Steven R. (St. Genevieve, MO), Blair; Thomas J. (Chesterfield, MO)

Assignee: Nestec SA

International Classification: G06Q 50/00 (20120101); G06Q 10/00 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018