Blue Cross NC Closes Purchase of 55 FastMed Urgent Care Centers in State

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has closed a deal to scoop up 55 FastMed urgent care clinics operating in the Tarheel State. The insurer said that a dearth of providers in rural areas spurred it to acquire the clinics in that state, which are location in 34 counties in the state, according to an announcement. FastMed offers preventive care, telehealth, primary care and occupational care. Blue Cross NC previously unveiled plans to buy the clinics in October. Blue Cross NC said it wants to spread a wide net, saying that FastMed locations will offer treatment to any North Carolinian or visitors to the state regardless of what insurance they may have.

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Source: https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payers/north-carolina-blues-plan-acquires-55-fastmed-urgent-care-centers

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