Over the past few decades, the cost of medical care has skyrocketed. These days, even a 15-minute office visit or routine childhood vaccination can cost several hundred dollars. Fortunately, urgent care offers an affordable alternative to costly ER visits and inconvenient trips to a family physician.
While a trip to the ER can cost thousands of dollars, urgent care facilities can provide the same care for non-life-threatening health issues at a fraction of the price. What’s more, depending on your insurance plan, they also cost about the same as a primary care provider without the same scheduling difficulties and wait times.
How Are Costs Determined?
The cost of any medical visit will depend on your health insurance plan and the specific type of treatment involved.
The average ER visit can cost a minimum of $750, while the same exact treatment at an urgent care facility usually costs less than $200. Some people will pay less, depending on their insurance plans. As PhysicianOne Urgent Care focuses on providing easy access to high-quality urgent medical care, we accept a wide array of insurance plans. To see if we accept your health insurance plan, view our current list for residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, or contact your local PhysicianOne Urgent Care center.
What if I Don’t Have Insurance?
An urgent care facility makes a lot of sense even (especially) if you don’t have medical insurance, especially when you consider the exorbitant out-of-pocket costs associated with ERs. If you do not have health insurance, please call our office to learn about our affordable rates. Although all payments are required at the time of service, PhysicianOne Urgent Care offers competitive rates compared to other medical care providers.
If you do have insurance and want to know the exact out-of-pocket costs for an urgent care visit, please visit your local PhysicianOne Urgent Care. With most plans, your treatment will require only a small co-pay at the time of service.