CNBC July 8, 2020
Melissa Repko

Key Points

– Walmart has created “Walmart Insurance Services LLC” to sell insurance policies, according to job openings listed on the retailer’s website.

– In the job posts, the company says it’s looking to hire insurance agents in the Dallas area to sell supplemental Medicare insurance.

– The big-box retailer has opened primary-care clinics, made health-care acquisitions and spoken about its broader ambitions.

Walmart is making yet another move in the health-care world: It’s getting into the insurance business.

The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer confirmed to CNBC on Wednesday that it will start selling health insurance plans. It has job openings listed on its careers website for “Walmart Insurance Services LLC.” In the job posts, it says it’s looking to hire...