Reasons to avoid the Emergency Department

  • Lower copay and deductible amounts
  • Repeated unnecessary labs or testing
  • Avoid high-stress levels potentially exposing your children to more severe illnesses.
  • ER wait times
  • Certain health plans may not cover an ER visit for non-emergent visits. (i.e. Ear pain, strep throat, flu, etc.)

 

Benefits of waiting to see your physician

  • Your child’s medical history is on file
  • Interpersonal relationship with your child’s physician
  • Quality of care
  • Control cost
  • Efficient wait times
  • Same day availability
  • Peds experience

Save you time, effort, money, and exposure to more severe illnesses call your Physician. ACP Cares!