Walmart creates an insurance company to sell health care plans and is looking for “passionate health insurance professionals” to fill jobs.
Retail giant Walmart (WMT) – Report is reportedly planning to expand the sale of health insurance plans.
Shares in Bentonville, Ark, major retailer in the latter choice fell 1.3% to $ 125.34.
“We are expanding existing insurance services to now include selling insurance policies to our clients,” a company spokesman said in an email.
The statement said that Walmart currently provides access to insurance information on Walmart Health websites. She has an educational program called Health Care that starts here “to help people find the right insurance plan for them.”
Walmart Insurance Services LLC “Plays in Greater Dallas / Fort Worth!” , On a post on the company’s professional page. “Yes, I read this right, and Wal-Mart now has an insurance agency.”
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The job was listed as “Licensed Insurance Sales – Medicare (Tele) Sales,” and the notice indicated that Walmart Insurance Services “is looking to hire several Medicare insurance agents to start the first week of August 2020.”
“We need enthusiastic health insurance professionals to help us build this new business from A to Z and fulfill our mission,” the publication said. “By joining our new team, you will be part of the first to experience this adventure as we grow this business.”
Humana last month (HUM) – Get Report said it was cooperating with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to offer its members a drive-by-tag coronavirus testing at pharmacy sites in Walmart Neighborhood Market via cars across the country.
Walmart also recently said that it was acquiring technology and intellectual property from CareZone, a startup that makes it easier for people to manage many medications.
Separately, Walmart plans to launch a new subscription service, Walmart +, later this month as the company prepares to face Amazon (AMZN) – Get Report.