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Doctor's Office Versus E.R. Visits

Is it really an emergency?
What should you know before going to the E.R.? The national average E.R. visit costs $383, while the national average doctor’s office visit is approximately $60. Unnecessary E.R. visits can delay care for those with true emergencies, and cost billions of dollars.

Newsletter article (28 kb - Word doc)
E-mail copy (28 kb - Word doc)

Pay for the cold relief, not for everything else.
When someone in your health plan visits the emergency room for non-emergency treatment, we all pay more.

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One cold, two remedies
When someone in your health plan visits the emergency room for non-emergency treatment, we all pay more.

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Health care fact sheet
Doctor’s office vs. E.R.

Fact sheet (36 kb - Word doc)


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