Anthem Blue Cross : When to use the Emergency Room

When to use the Emergency Room

What will you do if you or a loved one needs immediate medical care? Most of us answer, “Go to the nearest emergency room.” But ER wait times are at an all-time high. So, unless it’s a true emergency, you’ll likely get quicker, quality medical care somewhere else. Like urgent care centers, medical clinics or walk-in clinics. That’s why it’s important to know your ER alternatives now, before you need them. You can often get treated more quickly and pay much less than you would for emergency care.  
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Emergency room wait times are at an all-time high.1 Your care doesn’t need to be so crowded and costly. You have options, even when you need care right away. 

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