Posted on : March 31, 2009 | By : Sophie Callahan | In : Health Insurance
Tags: Health Insurance, Healthcare
Walgreen’s Take Care Clinics are part of Take Care Health Systems, a subsidiary of Walgreens. Take Care Systems is part of Walgreens Health and Wellness division that combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of their trusted community of providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare to all individuals.
The Take Care Consumer Solutions group manages over 330 Take Care clinics throughout the country. The Take Care clinics provide treatment to patients 18 months or older for respiratory illnesses, skin conditions, diagnostic testing, minor injuries, wellness, vaccinations, physicals and additional treatments.
Take Care Clinics offer various ways to pay for your visit. They welcome most health insurance plans including carriers such as Aetna, BCBS, Anthem, Humana, and many more. They also provide low cash payment between $59-$80 for the uninsured.
A press release that was released today announces that Walgreens will offer free health care services for families that suffer job loss and have no health insurance. The Take Care Recovery Plan offers free services throughout the remainder of 2009 to current and future Take Care Clinic patients and their families that suffer a job loss after March 31, 2009 and have no health insurance benefits. The plan is offered to individuals 19 or older who have lose their job, spouse’s of the terminated employee, and to children 18 months through 18 years of the terminated individual.
The offer includes most of the services for the treatment of illnesses and injuries currently provided at Take Care clinics without the copay. The offer does not include services such as physicals, vaccinations, and health evaluations.
Currently there are 341 Take Care Clinics at Walgreens Stores across 19 states including Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, and Texas.