LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS

Unnecessary ER visits by employees are an expensive cost to employers. Reduce these costs by asking workers with non-life-threatening medical issues to visit Physicians Immediate Care for faster, convenient, and more affordable care.

Benefits of visiting Physicians Immediate Care

  • Quick, accessible care – 40+ clinics in Illinois and Indiana open seven days a week with extended hours
  • Great customer satisfaction – our patients rate us 4.5 out of 5.0 stars
  • Centralized coordination of care makes their lives easier if they need follow-up care

Emergency room realities

  • 24% of ER visits last 4+ hours compared to less than 1 hour at urgent care
  • ER visits may cost up to 10 times more than urgent care visits for the same diagnosis
  • There are an estimated 210 ER visits per 1,000 lives*
  • More than 1 in 4 ER visits are non-emergency and could have been avoided
    The average ER visit cost is $1,354*

Employees have challenges getting access to care

  • 63% have difficulty getting care on nights, weekends and holidays
  • 43% don’t have access to same-day or next-day appointments with their physician
  • 20% of adults wait 6 days or more to see their doctor when they’re sick
  • On average patients may wait 24+ days to get into to see their primary care physician

How Physicians Immediate Care can help save you money:

  • Significant cost savings through decreased ER visits
  • Reduced referrals to specialists and cost-effective coordination of care to those specialists and other outpatient facilities (imaging centers, etc.)

For more information, please contact our Occupational Health Sales Team: 630-470-5118