Health Populi September 7, 2022
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

With today’s announcement that Walmart will partner with UnitedHealthcare in a ten-year collaboration to bring affordable health care to Mainstream Americans, we have yet another huge ripple in the evolving retail health ecosystem.

The other Big Healthcare news item this week was CVS Health’s planned acquisition of Signify Health, after much speculation that Amazon and other Big and smaller bidders (including UnitedHealth Group) were keen on acquiring the home/care company over the past two weeks.

With these two deals announced in the past three days, I recommend you not blink in this fast-morphing era of U.S. health care re-organization, at scale.

It’s about overcoming barriers to healthcare access: to bring health care closer to people at home, and closer-to-home in...

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Topics: Insurance, Medicare Advantage, Mergers & Acquisitions / JV, Post-Acute Care, Provider, Retailer, Trends
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