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Just two days after the CVS acquisition of Signify Health, there is another retail store-primary health care merger – Walmart Inc. and UnitedHealth Group announced Sept. 7 a 10-year, wide-ranging collaboration that is expected to serve millions of people with high-quality, affordable health services that both companies promise will improve health outcomes and the patient experience.

The collaboration will begin in 2023 with 15 Walmart Health locations in Florida and Georgia before expanding over time. The goal is to serve hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries in value-based arrangements through multiple Medicare Advantage plans.

“We’re on a journey to transform health care, connecting more people to the right care at the right time — at a cost that makes sense,” Doug McMillon, Walmart’s chief executive officer, said in a statement. “This collaboration puts the patient at the center of health care by leveraging the strength and complementary skill sets of our two companies to accelerate access to quality care.”

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