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GeekWire reports that Amazon plans “to open primary care clinics for employees at its Seattle headquarters.”

The story notes that “the move is not altogether a surprise. Amazon has been eyeing new possible openings into the healthcare market for more than a year and it would not be the first corporation to add in-house clinics as a benefit for employees … The company reportedly met with several primary care providers before deciding to make the effort an internal project.”

Amazon also is working with two other companies - Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to form an independent health care company to serve their employees in the United States.” Details have been sketchy, but the goal has been to create a system “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.”
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