Walgreens Enters Medicare Advantage Market in 4 States

Walgreens is launching Medicare Advantage plans with Alignment Healthcare in select markets in Arizona, California, Florida and Texas.

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Walgreens and Alignment Healthcare have partnered to offer zero-premium Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in 10 counties across Arizona, California, Florida and Texas next year, pending regulatory approval. 

Alignment will offer the co-branded plans from its portfolio in Arizona's Maricopa, Pima and Santa Cruz counties. In California, the plans will be available in Fresno, Madera and Merced counties. In Florida, it will offer the plans in Clay and Duval counties. In Texas, plans will be offered in El Paso and Hudspeth counties. About 1.6 million Medicare-eligible adults reside across these markets, Alignment said.

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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.