Kaiser Permanente to staff Target primary care clinics
Kaiser Permanente clinicians will now staff clinics at three San Diego-area Target stores, the two companies announced this weekend, with a fourth opening Dec. 6.
The retail clinics will accept other insurance in addition to Kaiser, according to the announcement, and are working out contracts “for certain services” with Medicare, MediCal and Blue Shield of California along with additional insurers. They’re also expanding clinic services to include pediatric, adolescent and well-woman care, family planning and chronic disease management.
Kaiser Permanente licensed nurse practitioners and licensed vocational nurses will staff the walk-in clinics, If necessary, they can use telemedicine to consult with physicians.
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