WellCare of New York expands Medicaid, child programs

November 23, 2015

WellCare of New York's expansion of its Medicaid Managed Care and Child Health Plus programs were approved by the Department of Health. The expansion adds five counties to the company's service area: Nassau, Niagara, Schenectady, Schuyler and Steuben. WellCare serves about 112,000 Medicaid members, 47,000 Medicare Advantage members, 51,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members and 7,500 Managed Long Term Care members in New York.