Description: Retail’s hunger for healthcare isn’t slowing down: Walmart is teaming up with UnitedHealth Group in a 10-year deal aimed at seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries. The news comes hours after CVS announced an $8 billion acquisition of Signify Health, a home-health giant. And it’s about a month after Amazon’s $4 billion purchase of OneMedical.
Date: Sep 07, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- What is the thinking behind these deals?
- Do you think medical services can be managed like other retail services?
- From a regulatory and professional services point of view, what are the special concerns about the future operations of these new entities?