IRVINE, Calif MinuteClinic, a subsidiary of CVS Caremark, has announced the opening of 14 in-store health clinics in the Los Angeles metro area. By year’s end, the company expects to open up 11 more clinics in the metro area.
In Orange County, MinuteClinic has developed a community educational partnership with St. Joseph Health System, a highly regarded healthcare provider that has fulfilled its mission of improving the health and quality of life of the communities it serves for over 75 years. In addition to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, St. Joseph Health System provides a host of services including outpatient surgery, rehabilitation services, community clinics, home health and hospice care. St Joseph Health System will collaborate with MinuteClinic on patient and community health care education programs.
MinuteClinic is in-network with the following insurers for patients in the Los Angeles area: Aetna, Assurant Health, Beech Street, CBSA, Choice Care Network (PPO)-Humana affiliate, CIGNA, Humana, Medicare, PBA (Preferred Benefit Administrators), ppoNext (Los Angeles County only), United Healthcare (effective 10/15 in Los Angeles County and 11/1 in Orange and San Bernardino counties).