Walmart Divulges Plans for ‘Healthcare Supercenters’

In the past few months, Walmart has been designing a different kind of supercenter — one focused on healthcare.

These aren’t your usual walk-in clinics that might serve as a quick place to get vaccinated or get a cold checked out. Rather, they’re more like a one-stop shop for healthcare, with primary care, urgent care, diagnostics, x-rays, behavioral health and dental care.

Walmart Health’s other big differentiator: A primary care appointment costs just $40. For children? $20.

Most of the clinics’ prices are designed around cash pay. While the clinics do accept insurance, patients might choose not to use it — why would you pay a $50 copay for an appointment that costs $40 in cash? Read More: MedCityNews

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