Walmart made waves in September when it announced an ambitious plan to create new, freestanding primary care clinics — Supercenters for health that one vice president called the “epicenter” of the retail giant’s health care strategy.
But Walmart is also working quietly on several smaller, coordinated efforts to revamp its approach to health care.
Some, like the clinics, are aimed at consumers. Walmart is working with the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand telemedicine offerings for veterans. It’s also starting to sell “bundles” of health discounts to its Sam’s Club members on things like dental care.