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Select Walgreens Stores To Launch UnitedHealthcare’s Member Medicare Services Centers

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Reportedly, UnitedHealthcare and Walgreens are set to launch 14 UnitedHealthcare Medicare services centers within Walgreen stores in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Cleveland, Denver, and Memphis markets in January 2020. The initiative which is part of a multiyear agreement between the companies will allow Walgreens customers to learn more about Medicare, discuss their UnitedHealthcare plan and even enroll in plans. UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage members will be privileged to make appointments for an in-store wellness visit making care, tests and treatment easily available.

Rick Gates, senior vice president, pharmacy and healthcare at Walgreens stated : “Walgreens collaboration with UnitedHealthcare helps people navigate their healthcare options and provides convenient access to affordable care,”, “Through strategic partnerships like this, Walgreens store locations can offer comprehensive services tailored to the specific needs of the communities we serve that are conveniently accessible alongside our pharmacy services.”

In addition to the above, the two companies are also collaborating on the new AARP® Medicare Advantage Walgreens plans from UnitedHealthcare offering lower prescription drug costs and easy access to medications. The plan members will enjoy lower copy for drugs, access to additional in-store value, better discounts through the Walgreens Balance Rewards program and easy yo use digital tools through Walgreens.

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(Read Original Story: UnitedHealthcare to Open Member Medicare Services Centers in Select Walgreens Stores in Business Wire)


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