Walmart has agreed to offer Medicare Advantage plans from Clover Health in eight counties in Georgia.
The counties are home to about 500,000 people who are eligible for Medicare, according to Clover.
Clover is a San Francisco-based insurer that provides high-tech Medicare plans.
The plans Clover sells through Walmart will be the LiveHealthy: Clover Powered, Walmart Enhanced (PPO), and LiveHealthy LI: Clover Powered, Walmart Enhanced (PPO) plans.
Clover plan enrollees in the Atlanta area will have in-network access to 31 hospitals and about 8,000 providers.
In other 2021 Medicare and commercial health enrollment period news:
An arm of UnitedHealth Group is adding a new narrow network health plan aimed at employers in the Kansas City, Missouri, area.
The Core Essentials plan’s network includes Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy Kansas City.
The new plan will be available Jan. 1 to fully insured and self-funded employers in Johnson County and Wyandotte County in Kansas, and in Clay County, Jackson County and Platte County in Missouri.