WellCare Nurse Helps Maria Marte

WellCare Nurse Helps Maria Marte
Registered nurse Trisha Simon (r) greeted Maria Marte.
Photo courtesy of WellCare of New York

WellCare of New York, expanded its field-based management program this year to better serve high-risk members.

Bronx resident Maria Marte, 69, suffered from heart disease and failing kidneys and underwent a long hospitalization.

Trisha Simon, a registered nurse and field care manager for WellCare, provided support and medical equipment and supplies to Marte’s family needed to make her transition home and begin her thrice-weekly trips to the dialysis center.

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