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Health Insurers Betting on Urgent Care Centers
Health Leaders Media

As insurers seek ways to control the price point at the entry level of the healthcare system, health plans such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Pittsburgh are turning to developing urgent care center networks.

This month, for example, the NC Blues announced that it is investing an undisclosed amount in FastMed Urgent Care, a North Carolina-based company with 29 locations throughout the state.