Behavioral Health Business July 27, 2021
Bailey Bryant

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) is preparing to expand its health care offering into dozens of news states, according to Business Insider. Specifically, the retail giant has filed paperwork to do business in a total of 37 states, where it is interested in providing telehealth in the future, the publication reported. 

The move could vastly expand the company’s behavioral health footprint — that is, if the retail giant opts to leverage tele-mental health offerings as part of the expansion. 

Walmart launched its medical group Walmart Health back in 2019. It currently operates about 20 medical clinics in Arkansas, Georgia, and Illinois, and it also recently announced plans to open Walmart Health clinics in Florida.

The centers offer various medical, behavioral and dental...

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