Becker's Healthcare July 20, 2021
Hannah Mitchell

Walmart has filed paperwork to operate its healthcare business in 37 states, Insider reported July 19.

A Walmart spokesperson told Insider in June that the filings are to operate its telehealth services after it completes its acquisition of virtual care provider MeMD.

“We’ve expressed our interest in offering telehealth via an acquisition that is pending regulatory clearance, and these filings are related to that effort, not physical Walmart Health locations,” the spokesperson said.

However, Walmart did not confirm that these filings are also for its telehealth venture.

In April and May, Walmart filed to conduct its healthcare business...

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