LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Passport Health Plan has added The Little Clinic inside select Kroger stores around Kentucky to its growing network of accepted healthcare providers, effective Jan. 1, 2017, the companies announced Thursday.
“We are very excited to add The Little Clinic to our network of healthcare providers around the Commonwealth,” stated Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan. “Opening access to these additional services will allow our members to get the care and treatment that they need to live healthier lives.”
The Little Clinic locations are staffed with board-certified nurse practitioners authorized to diagnose, treat, and write prescriptions for many common illnesses such as bronchitis, sinus infections, seasonal allergies and the flu. The clinics also provide a wide selection of additional wellness services such as physicals, health screenings, tobacco cessation, and a number of vaccinations.
Passport Health Plan is a provider-sponsored, non-profit, community-based health plan administering Medicaid benefits to nearly 300,000 Kentuckians. Named the top Medicaid plan in Kentucky by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for 2015-16 and 2016-17, Passport has been contracted with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to administer Medicaid benefits since 1997.