UnitedHealth opens 'pop-up' infusion center for COVID-19 patients in Minnesota

UnitedHealth Group temporarily opened an infusion center in its headquarters of Minnetonka, Minn., to provide eligible COVID-19 patients access to antibody treatments, according to the Star Tribune.

UnitedHealth officials told the newspaper the infusion center in Minnetonka is a "pop-up" option for patients. The healthcare company already runs an infusion center in Las Vegas, where UnitedHealth's Optum division has a large multispecialty clinic. 

UnitedHealth launched its infusion centers in Minnetonka and Las Vegas in January, according to the Star Tribune. The monoclonal antibody treatment is provided at no charge for patients. Patients don't have to be UnitedHealthcare members. 

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