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According to several news outlets, Walmart has been in the boardroom with Humana to discuss a potential sale of the Walmart Health clinics that have closed up shop in recent weeks after Walmart decided to get out of the business. Most likely, Humana—a large managed care organization with 674,000 covered lives—won’t be the only possible suitor for the clinics. Humana already operates CenterWell Senior Primary Care with 250 clinics in 40 states, so it has an existing footprint in the clinic space as well as integration with home health and pharmacy. 

Portfolio of assets: In late April, Walmart announced the closure of all 51 of its health centers in 5 states while also unplugging its virtual care offerings. Read more in the JUCM archives: Walmart Gives Up On Health Clinics And Virtual Care

Walmart Shopping Around Its Shuttered Health Clinics