2012 Biggest C&K Loser team from the Ray’s in Merlin, Ore. Photos courtesy of C&K Market
Expanding Medical Care Access
A second key aspect of the retailer’s health care platform seeks to address costs associated with its mostly rural market area. Many employees didn’t have easy access to immediate medical care, and were using hospital emergency rooms for basic services. “We do business in a lot of smaller, rural areas and access to health care is an issue,” said Nidiffer. “One of the biggest expenses we saw were ER visits, which are very costly.” C&K’s ...
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