MinuteClinic becomes participating provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic announced on Thursday that it has become a contracted provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, which provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.2 million individuals.
Under the agreement, these individuals now will have access to 16 MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics located inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in communities throughout the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas.
"This is an important development in the growth of our business in Arizona as we expand access to care to thousands of new patients," said Andrew Sussman, president of MinuteClinic and SVP/associate chief medical officer at CVS Caremark. "By offering high quality treatment in a convenient setting, we can work with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to help reduce health care insurance expenses for its members as well as time spent away from members' families and the workplace."