Urgent Care Centers Immediate medical care without an appointment

Emergency room (ER) visits are rarely planned or inexpensive. For immediate treatment, consider urgent care to save on healthcare costs. Studies show that an ER may cost six times more* than urgent care for the same service.

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"The entire staff treated me like I was the only patient there that needed attention."

Fred, Houston, TX

Urgent Care Savings

To get the most from your health care dollars, remember these facts:

  • Visit an in-network urgent care center for a minor illness or injury may save money. Members often pay lower copays for the same services at urgent care centers compared with an ER.

If you don’t have medical coverage, many urgent care locations offer discounts or savings on select services.

Urgent Care Is Different

Affordable
You can save on copays and services compared to the cost of an ER visit.

Fast
You don’t need an appointment for most services and waiting times can be shorter. Also, many centers are open evenings and weekends.

Quality care
Centers are staffed by doctors, nurses, and other trained medical professionals.

Services
Most centers treat a range of urgent needs and many offer diagnostic tests.

Easy access
Centers are often located within minutes of a member’s work or home.

Urgent Care Services

Convenient choice for immediate treatment 

Urgent care centers help you save on healthcare costs compared to emergency rooms and are a great choice for minor illnesses and injuries. 

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FAQs

Find answers to questions about urgent care

What exactly is an urgent care center? How does urgent care compare to an emergency room?  Get answers to these and more common questions about urgent care.  

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Convenient Immediate Treatment

Urgent Care Centers can help you save on healthcare cost compared to emergency rooms and are a great choice for minor illnesses and injuries.

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