Walmart, UnitedHealth Strike Latest Insurer-Retail Clinic Deal

  • Sep 16, 2022

    Walmart Inc. and UnitedHealth Group will launch a co-branded Medicare Advantage plan in Georgia, license Optum-branded analytic and decision-making tools to existing Walmart Health clinics in 15 Florida and Georgia locations, and use Optum software to enable those Walmart clinics to enter value-based network agreements with MA plans.  

    One health care insider tells AIS Health that the move is further evidence of patients’ frustration with traditional, standalone clinics — and evidence that managed care firms are placing heavy bets on new types of providers to capitalize on that dissatisfaction. 

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  • Peter Johnson

    Peter has been a reporter for nearly a decade. Before joining AIS Health, Peter covered a wide variety of topics in his hometown of Seattle, where he continues to live. Peter’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic and The Stranger. Peter attended Colby College.

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