NextCare Urgent Care Review
NextCare Urgent Care is a walk-in clinic that provides immediate and general medical care. The medical center has over 130 clinics for all your family needs. It’s a reliable, fast, and cost-effective alternative to visiting the emergency room. Their providers are focused on providing the highest level of care. Their mission is to be the leader in urgent care medicine. NextCare clinics are open with extended operating hours on mornings, evenings and weekends. Their providers are trained to treat patients of all ages. Many of their staff members are multilingual or bilingual. They also can provide a free phone interpreting service.
Who should visit this clinic?
You should visit this clinic for:
- Non-life threatening injuries and diseases;
- Reliable, affordable alternatives to the emergency room;
- Professional medical care when your primary care physician is not available;
- Same-day medical care when you’re out of your city.
Specialists who accept patients at NextCare Urgent Care can treat most general diseases and minor injuries, including:
- Allergic reactions;
- Runny nose;
- Sore throat;
- Itchy skin;
- STD testing and treatment;
- Stomachaches and stomach pain;
- Athlete’s foot/fungus infection;
- Diaper rash;
- Ear infection;
- Burns from heat or chemical exposure;
- Urinary tract infections;
- Wound infection;
- Eye infection;
- Skin allergy;
- Flu symptoms;
- Gastrointestinal disorders;
- Insect bites;
- Sinus infection;
- Abscess incision and drainage;
- Skin infections.
The clinic also offers preventive medicine services (vaccinations, physicals, blood pressure checks, etc.)
Executive Management Team
NextCare board of directors can be viewed on the website:
NextCare Urgent Care staff includes board-certified physicians, physician’s assistants, x-ray technologists, nurses, and other specialists who have experience in primary care, emergency medicine, pediatrics, immunizations, occupational medicine, sports medicine, internal medicine, and more.
The clinics accept most insurance plans including Medicaid and Medicare. They strive to provide affordable medical care every day. They also offer medical discount programs to patients who do not have access to health insurance. If your urgent care visit is not covered by insurance, you will pay about $250 at NextCare Urgent Care, while using an emergency room could cost you $800 or even more.
The clinic has two Medical Discount Programs that help patients save:
How to make an appointment?
No appointments are necessary to get help at NextCare clinics. It’s a walk-in clinic and waiting time will depend on the number of patients in the clinic. Besides, they have an innovative and convenient WAHOO! (Wait At Home Or Office) program, which allows patients to wait wherever they are most comfortable. You can schedule a visit using this program online or contact their Customer Service team at 1-888-381-4858.
How to prepare for a visit?
NextCare recommends that patients bring all information with them at the time of the initial visit to the clinic. This will avoid unnecessary delays and additional expenses.
Do not forget to bring with you:
- A valid ID such as a driver’s license;
- A certificate of insurance;
- A list of medications taken;
- A letter from your physician regarding control of any serious condition like asthma, diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure or other chronic condition.
NextCare Urgent Care clinic accepts patients in 10 states: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and Wyoming.
Most of our their clinics are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. Working hours may vary by location and on holidays. You should check your local clinic listing given on the website.
To find a location, you should visit their website and go to the corresponding section. If you need any questions or assistance in finding your nearest NextCare location, you should call at 888-381-4858.
Category: Clinic Review