Retail Clinics a Factor in CVS-Aetna Merger

Retail Clinics a Factor in CVS-Aetna Merger

Retail clinics should get a boost both in recognition of concept, and in clinic numbers as a result of the recent $69 billion-dollar CVS- Aetna deal and the expressed interest of CVS to be the 'front door" of healthcare. CVS is the largest provider of retail clinics and the addition of a healthcare insurer signals increased usage. There's plenty of reasons why there's room to grow for clinics, as well as other alternative healthcare services. We take a look at some of the current stats on in-store clinics from our report earlier this year.