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Who goes to retail health care clinics?

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Sep• 15•08

The Carpe Diem looks at who is going to retail health care clinics.

“Roughly 90% of the patients came for one of 10 relatively simple treatments… ‘Most of the conditions cared for in retail clinics likely do not require the level of training of a physician.'”

Insurance companies are starting to support these retail health clinics.  Insurance paid for 67% of visits.

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