SouthCare/Healthcare Preferred, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a part of Coventry Health Care that is a health care company based in Bethesda, M.D. Coventry Health Care operates health plans, and a variety of companies, including insurance, network rental services, and workers compensation services companies. The company provides a wide range of risk and fee-based managed care products and services, including Medicare Advantage, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicaid, workers compensation and network rental. It offers services to several clients, such as employer and government-funded groups, government agencies, insurance carriers and administrators throughout the United States, and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. SouthCare/Healthcare Preferred offer insurance companies, third-party administrators and self-funded companies with a network of hospitals, physicians and other medical providers. The company also assists them in managing medical costs.