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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