From the ER and Urgent Care Center to going to your general care practitioner’s office, there are many ways to seek medical treatment here in the United States. Unfortunately, that does not necessarily make medical care all that accessible to the average person. For someone without insurance, the ER and Urgent Care options are often the only ones with any viability, as they will not easily be able to be seen by an general car practitioner, even for a minor medical concern.
When we look at the option of the emergency center and Urgent Care, however, it is important that we compare and contrast their benefits and detriments, the pros and the cons. So what is the difference between emergency room and urgent care? What is similar between the ER and Urgent Care? First let’s look at the similarities, of which there are plenty. The ER and Urgent Care both provide emergency care to patients who have not scheduled an appointment and both are open the general public, making them accessible to t