Mont. Albertsons store opens retail clinic

Clinic opened under partnership with Billings Clinic

NEW YORK — An Albertsons store in Billings, Mont., is home to a retail clinic staffed by physician assistants and nurse practitioners who will treat patients for allergies, infections, bug bites, pain and other minor health problems, according to published reports.

The Billings Gazette reported that Billings Clinic opened at Albertsons its first retail clinic, called ExpressCare. Additional clinics are planned for spring and summer next year. The clinic is staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Services provided at the clinic will range in cost from $25 to $70, and it will accept most major insurance plans. Patients can use smart phones and tablets to reserve appointment times in addition to walking in.  

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