Know Before You Go: Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

Posted on Apr 11th 2018 by Florida Blue

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Did you know urgent care  centers can usually save time and money on care for minor illnesses and injuries? In a real emergency, always go the nearest ER and you’re covered.  

To download a PDF of this infographic, click here.

If you have a life-threatening illness or injury, go to the ER or call 911 right away.

  1. 2013 study completed by Truven Health Analytics, https://truvenhealth.com/news-and-events/press-releases/detail/prid/113/study-finds-most-emergency-room-visits-made-by-privately-insured-patients-avoidable 
  2. Savings may vary depending on plan benefits and treatment you receive.
  3. American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Department Wait Times, Crowding and Access Fact Sheet, http://newsroom.acep.org/fact_sheets?item=29937

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