Amazon building The rollout will give Amazon solid footing in the telehealth market, which has seen exponential growth since the start of the pandemic. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It turns out, Amazon doesn’t need a fancy joint venture or help from anyone else to disrupt the health care industry. It’s doing just fine all on its own.

Amazon Care launched a year and a half ago to provide virtual and in-home health care services for Amazon employees in the Seattle area. Starting today, the company will expand the service to employers throughout the state of Washington, and this summer, open its virtual care offering up to employers in all 50 states. In-person health care services will be rolled out to major cities such as Washington, D.C. and Baltimore in the coming months, as well.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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