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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) And DirectHealth.com Come Together For Comprehensive Health Insurance Program

Boston, MA 10/07/2014 (wallstreetpr) – According to reports, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and Directhealth.com have decided to adjoin hands together to launch very attractive and one of its kinds comprehensive health insurance programs.

Need for this partnership:

In today’s time, 60% people have difficulty in understanding various options that come along with their health insurance plans. They don’t even understand meaning of certain terminologies that are used in their plans. Apart from these 60% people, there are other 40% who don’t feel confident about their health insurance plans. They feel dissatisfied about their health insurance plan partly or fully.

In order to bring in more transparency and clarity in the industry, WMT has decided to work with directhealth.com for launching Healthcare Begins Here. It is an in-house program which will educate people about various health insurance options that they can opt. Directhealth.com is an online health insurance comparison site that works as an independent health insurance agency. It will provide various resources to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in order to make it enable in offering world-class health insurance information and unprecedented access to all of its customers.

Directhealth.com maintains relationships with a lot of licensed insurance agents. It also helps people choosing best health insurance plan through providing them comparison between plans of their choice. It covers both public healthcare exchange plans and Medicare plans through online, in-store and phone service. Management teams of both the companies are delighted to share a common objective. According to Labeed Diab, Senior Vice President, Health & Wellness, WMT US, there is a huge need of honest support regarding healthcare services. WMT will never stop supporting 140 million people who need help in selecting best option for them. It has been a complex issue for years now; therefore, this partnership will support all the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) customers to a great extent. Healthcare Begins Here program will bring clarity and transparency in health insurance sector.

Published by Alan Masterson

Alan has over 25 years of trading experience in the U.S. equity markets. He began his career in finance working on a program trading desk specializing in over-the-counter stocks. His career progressed from that point to his current position as senior trader on an institutional trading desk. In the evenings, Alan teaches economics at a local community college. He has contributed articles to various publications over the last six years, including feature articles for an economics magazine and various financial blogs. You may contact Alan via his email ([email protected]) or his Google+ page (https://plus.google.com/103338576216002376250).

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