Walmart Expands Health Insurance Reach in Florida

Walmart has inked deals with a health insurer and a hospital operator in a move aimed at improving affordable healthcare access for Floridians.

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Walmart Health has reached two separate deals aimed at increasing access to affordable health care service options in Florida.

In an agreement with Ambetter from Sunshine Health — which provides insurance plans through the Florida health insurance marketplace — Walmart Health centers will become the preferred providers under Ambetter's Value Plan. The deal covers Florida's Clay, Duval, Hillsborough, Orange, Osceola, Pasco and Seminole counties. 

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.